Happy Feast Day
 Saint Amelia
 741-772
 Feast Day: July 10
 Patronage: arm and s...

Happy Feast Day
Saint Amelia
741-772
Feast Day: July 10
Patronage: arm and shoulder pain, fevers, bruises, fishermen, farmers, and Ghent, Belgium
Saint Amelia was born into a religious family in the now Belgium-Luxembourg area. She was preparing to enter the Benedictine Abbey at Munsterbilsen when Charles, son of King Pepin became enamored with her beauty and virtue. He pursued her for several years and at one point broke her arm in a struggle in which it was miraculously healed. Charles then resigned himself to her religious calling. Many miracles are attributed to her before and after her death.
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