Saints of the Week

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Saint Margaret of Antioch

Do not be afraid to be holy! have the courage and humility to present yourselves to the world determined to be holy, since full, true freedom is born of holiness.
Pope St. John Paul II

    Facts about St. Margaret of Antioch

  • At a young age, Margaret embraced Christianity and was disowned by her pagan father. She was martyred in the year 304 at the age of 15.
  • Over the centuries, numerous legends have been attributed with her life, including the slaying of a dragon.
  • St. Margaret of Antioch was one of the saints who appeared to Joan of Arc.