Cloisters of Saint John Lateran, Rome. Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ern/50642555/

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Saint Symphorosa And Her Seven Sons. Martyrs. Feast Day 18 July.


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

Saint Symphorosa And Her Seven Sons. 
   Martyrs. 
   Feast Day 18 July.

Simple.

Red Vestments.


English: The Church of Saint Symphorosa, Tivoli, Italy.
Français: L'église San Sinforosa de Tivoli Terme sur la via Tiburtina, Tivoli, Italie.
Photo: 16 May 2010.
Source: Own work.
Permission: LPLT / Wikimedia Commons.
Author: LPLT.
(Wikimedia Commons)

Saint Symphorosa of Tivoli, wife of the Martyr, Saint Getulus, was the mother of seven sons to whom she taught The Faith. Arrested at Tivoli, by order of The Emperor Adrian, she was hung up by the hair and then thrown into The River Teverone, with a stone tied to her neck.

All her children, stretched on stakes by means of pulleys, imitated her constancy and were Martyred about 125 A.D.

Mass: Clamavérunt justi.




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