Prayers, Quips and Quotes: St. Carina, Feast Day Nov. 7




St. Carina and Companions
St. Carina and Companions

 

The feast day of St. Carina and companions is celebrated on November 7.

Very little is known about St. Carina other than her martyrdom. Under the rule of Emperor Julian the Apostate in the city of Ankara, she and her husband and thirteen year old son, Melasippus, were arrested in the year 360 for being Christian. They refused to renounce their faith. St. Carina and her husband were tortured to death. Their son was beheaded.

 

“Courage is not simply one of the virtues,

but the form of every virtue at the testing point.”

   Quote of C. S. Lewis

November is the Month of the Holy Souls

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