Catholic Saints

Saint Margaret

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  • Description / Title of the Saint : Virgin and Martyr

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  • Memorial Day / Feast Day of Saint Margaret: July 20
  • Description / Title of the Saint : Virgin and Martyr
  • Date of Death: Saint Margaret died 304

The Story and History of Saint Margaret

The story and history of Saint Margaret. According to the ancient Martyrologies, St. Margaret suffered at Antioch in Pisidia, in the last general persecution.

She is said to have been instructed in the Faith by a Christian nurse, to have been persecuted by her own father, a pagan priest, and, after many torments, to have gloriously finished her martyrdom by the sword. From the East, her veneration was exceedingly propagated in England, France, and Germany, in the eleventh century, during the holy wars. Her body is now kept at Monte-Fiascone in Tuscany.

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Feast Day of Saint Margaret
The Feast Day of Saint Margaret is July 20. The origin of Feast Days: most saints have specially designated feast days and are associated with a specific day of the year and these are referred to as the saint's feast day. The feast days first arose from the very early Christian custom of the annual commemoration of martyrs on the dates of their deaths at the same time celebrating their birth into heaven.

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