Saint Martha of Persia – Saint of the Day – April 19 or January 16

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St. Martha of Persia Biography

St. Martha of Persia Profile. Born: unknown in Iran, Asia. Worked in Italy. Died: 270 in Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on April 19.

The Memorial of St. Martha of Persia – Saint of the Day

St. Martha of Persia Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth unknown
Country of Birth Iran of Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Married
Profession missionary
Place of Work Italy
Date of Death 270
Place of Death Italy
Feast Day April 19
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
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Saint Martha of Persia
Saint Martha of Persia

Saint’s Biography

Saint Martha of Persia was born in a noble family. She was the wife of Saint Maris, mother of Saint Audifax and Saint Abachum. She and her family were Christian pilgrims from Persia, who had come to Rome to visit the graves of the martyrs. During the reign of Emperor Claudius II, nicknamed Gothicus (268-270). She and her family were arrested and killed for Christ’s sake. Marius, Audifax, and Abachum were beheaded, Martha was drowned in a lake. They were buried in Ad Nymphas in Rome, Italy.

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