Feb 09

Saint Apollonia of Alexandria

February 9th III century

Apolonia (Femenino)
Other saints
Other saints named Apolonia
in Alejandría, in current Egypt
February 9th
In Alexandria, in Egypt, commemoration of saint Apollonia, Virgin and martyr, who, after suffering many and cruel tortures by the pursuers, in order not to be forced to utter impious words preferred surrender to the fire rather than give up their faith (c. 250). Roman martyrology