St. Jessica

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 05/24


Also Known as:

Joanna

Feastday:

May 24

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Jessica is a derivation of Joanna. Joanna was the wife of Chuza, steward of King Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee. She was one of the women who helped provide for Jesus and the Apostles and was one of the three women who discovered the empty tomb of Jesus on the first Easter morning.
 



All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.


 
 

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