Saint Catherine of Alexandria - Virgin and Martyr - Patroness of Students and Young Girls
She had a very active intelligence and she undertook the study of philosophy and theology. She proved that the prophecies of the Hebrew Scriptures had clearly announced the time and the circumstances of the life of the future Saviour. The barbaric emperor Maximinus, commanded that she be decapitated. Her head is today conserved in Rome.
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