St. Justina of Padua

Oct 07, 2021

Patron Saint of Padua

St. Justina of Padua was a virgin of noble birth. Born at Padua about the middle of the first century, her father Vitalian was a rich nobleman and prefect of Padua. Her parents were converted to Christianity by the preaching of Saint Prosdocimo. Having suffered from infertility their entire married life, the new converts fervently prayed for a child. They received Justina in answer to their prayer.

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