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February 9th - Feast Day of St. Apollonia, Virgin & Martyr  


"There is one very striking circumstance in the martyrdom of St. Apollonia. Her executioners, to punish the boldness wherewith she confessed our Lord Jesus Christ,

beat out her teeth. This has suggested to the Faithful, when suffering the cruel pain

of tooth-ache, to have recourse to St. Apollonia; and their confidence is often rewarded,

for God would have us seek the protection of his Saints, not only in our spiritual, but even in our bodily, sufferings and necessities. ..." CLICK to read more on the life of this holy martyr!

Feb. 9, 2022