COWS: PERPETUA AND FELICITY
D. 203 FEAST DAY: MARCH 7
Pepetua was a married noblewoman in Africa and Felicity was a pregnant slave, both were imprisoned together. Perpetua left a detailed journal about their captivity and the persecution of Christians. Perpeuta’s greatest torment was being separated from her child. Felicity gave birth two days before they were killed in the arena by a herd of wild cattle.
Other Patronage: Mothers
Above Patron Saints for March have been excerpted from the book: “Patron Saints: A Feast of Holy Cards” by Barbara Calamari and Sandra DiPasqua.
All images have been borrowed from the holy card collection of Father Eugene Carrella.