April 2 – Theodora the Martyr; Francis of Paola

Theodora the Martyr (d. ca. 303) (or “virginmartyr” as one source puts it) was brought before the prefect of Alexandria during one of the times Diocletian was thinning the Christian herd. Eustratius (for that was his name), on hearing that she had “dedicated [her]self to God,” declared he would put her in a brothel if… Continue reading April 2 – Theodora the Martyr; Francis of Paola