Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Saint Belina

St. Belina
Feastday: February 19
1135

Virgin martyr of Troyes, France. A peasant, Belina was threatened by the feudal lord of the district. Belina refused his advances and died in defense of her virginity. She was canonized in 1203.
Memorial
19 February
Profile
A peasant girl who died in defense of her virginity with threatened with rape by the feudal lord of her district.
Born
Troyes, France
Died
martyred in 1135
Canonized
1203

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