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.
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|
|Place of Work||Italy|
|Date of Death||270|
|Place of Death||Italy|
|Feast Day||April 19|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pre-Congregation|
|Patron Saint of|
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.