St Justina of Padua – Feast Day – October 7

Today is Monday, January 30, 2023

St Justina of Padua was a Young woman born in 3rd century AD in Italy. She was killed and died as a martyr in 304 AD in Italy during the persecution of Diocletian because of her faith.

We celebrate her feast day on October 7 every year in the Catholic Church.

St Justina of Padua Biography

St Justina of Padua - Feast Day - October 7

Date of Birth 3rd century AD
Place of Birth Italy
Date of Death 304 AD
Feast Day October 7
Canonization Pre-congregation
Patron Saint of
  • Padua, Italy
  • Santa Giustina, Italy

St Justina of Padua Life History

Justina of Padua was a Young woman who took private vows of chastity and devotion to God. Martyr in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Some medieval documents describe her as a disciple of Saint Peter the Apostle, but that’s impossible. She is sometimes depicted in art as a nun but never was, and some artists may have confused her with Saint Scholastica.

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