Happy Feast Day
Saint Sophia the Martyr and Daughters, Sts. Faith, Hope, and Charity
2nd century
Feast Day: August 1
Saint Sophia (Sofia), a widow and her daughters, Saints Faith, Hope, and Charity, named after the three theological virtues were born in Italy during Hadrian’s rule. The virgin daughters were inhumanly tortured and beheaded because they would not renounce their faith and died martyrs. Saint Sophia died three days later of a broken heart by the burial site of her daughters. Their relic remains are in Alsace, France.


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