St. Regina

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 09/07


Patron Of: Torture Victims

 Regnia
 Reine
Memorial
7 September
Profile
Virgin daughter of a pagan named Clement. A convert to Christianity, she was driven from her pagan family's home because of her faith, and lived as a poor, prayerful shepherdess. Imprisoned, tortured and martyred when she refused to marry the Roman proconsul Olybrius. She was venerated at Autun from soon after her death.
Died
throat cut c.286 at Autun, (in modern France)
Canonized
Pre-Congregation
Patronage
 against poverty
 shepherdesses
 torture victims



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