July 26 Saints of the Day – Parasceva of Rome and Joachim & Anna

On this date in 1745, the first recorded women's cricket match took place near Guildford, England. Contrary to popular belief the bowler for the home team was actually very personable and was not referred to as “the wicket witch.” Parasceva (Paraskevi) (ca. 140 – ca. 170) was born to Greek parents in Rome. As one… Continue reading July 26 Saints of the Day – Parasceva of Rome and Joachim & Anna