September 17 – Sophia and her Daughters; Hildegard of Bingen

Sophia[1] and Her Daughters Faith, Hope, & Charity (d. ca. 126) were martyred under Emperor Hadrian. The girls were tortured in various nasty ways while their mother was made to watch. She was then allowed to bury their bodies, whereupon she died upon their grave. Although not tortured physically, she is accounted a martyr for… Continue reading September 17 – Sophia and her Daughters; Hildegard of Bingen