St. Faith


 
Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 10/06


Patron Of: Pilgrims

Memorial
6 October
Profile
An exquisitely beautiful woman, and utterly indifferent to the world. Arrested for her faith and tried by Dacian, procurator at Agen, France during the persecutions of Diocletian. Martyred with Saint Alberta. When some of the spectators expressed sympathy for the girl, Dacian had them beheaded.
Born
at Agen, Aquitaine, (modern France)
Died
 cooked on a brazier, then beheaded
 relics translated to a church in Agen in the 5th century
 relics moved to the abbey of Conques in Rouergue in 886
 relics moved to a new church there in 1050
 part of the relics moved to the monastery of Cucufat, Catalonia in 1365
Canonized
Pre-Congregation
Patronage
 pilgrims
 prisoners
 soldiers



All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.

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