Monday, 6 February 2017

Saint Dorothy. Virgin And Martyr. Feast Day, Today, 6 February.


Text from The Saint Andrew Daily Missal,
unless stated otherwise.

Saint Dorothy.
Virgin and Martyr.
Feast Day 6 February.

Simple.

Red Vestments.


Saint Dorothy.
Artist: The Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472–1553).
Date: Circa 1530.
Current location: Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria.
References: Web Gallery of Art.
Source/Photographer: [2]
(Wikimedia Commons)


Saint Dorothy, a Virgin of Caesarea, in Cappadocia, was condemned to be beheaded. She received The Double Palm of Virginity and Martyrdom towards the end of the 3rd-Century A.D.

Mass: Me exspectavérunt of The Common of Virgins.

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