St. Martha

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 07/29


Patron Of: Cooks

Wonder Worker of Southern Gaul
Memorial
29 July
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Sister of Saints Lazarus and Mary of Bethany. Friend of Jesus, hostess to him in her house. May have been part of an early mission to France.
Died
c.80
Patronage
 butlers
 cooks
 dietitians
 domestic servants
 homemakers
 hotel-keepers
 housemaids
 housewives
 innkeepers
 laundry workers
 maids
 manservants
 servants
 servers
 single laywomen
 travellers
 Villajoyosa, Spain (chosen after a flash flood saved the village from Moorish invaders on her feast day in 1538)



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