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St. Cristina/Christine

St. Christina[Another installment of “How Do My Family and Friends Compare With Their Patron Saints?” Posting Tues. & Thurs. Will you be next?]

According to the website for Saint Christine Parish in Marshfield, Maine, there is archeological evidence that St. Christine was of the famous Bofena family of Italy, and was venerated in a church there after her death, although her relics are said to be in Palermo, Sicily. St. Christine suffered a great deal for being Christian: floggings, being thrown in a furnace, being locked in a tower with snakes, and being   Continue reading St. Cristina/Christine