Saturday, February 05, 2011

Feast of Saint Agatha

Saint Agatha Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - altar and reredoes detail
Painting of Saint Agatha, virgin and martyr, at Saint Agatha's Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri. Photo taken March 5, 2010.

From the Monastic Diurnal, for Vespers:
Blessed Agatha standing in prison with outstretched hands prayed unto the Lord: O Lord Jesus Christ, good Master, I give Thee thanks Who hast enabled me to overcome the tortures of the executioners; bid me, O Lord, come happily to Thine unfading glory.

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