August 11 — St. Philomena

August 11 — St. Philomena

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August 11 — St. Philomena
  • St. Philomena: A Saint for Our Times by Mark Miravalle

    Though St. Philomena lived approximately 1700 years ago and was only discovered in the catacombs of Rome in the early 1800's, her faithful witness as a young virgin who was martyred for her purity and fidelity to Christ speaks powerfully to our culture, and especially to young people. Commonly re...

  • Truth to Inspire: St. Philomena

    There are two stories presented here. The first is about the ancient Greek princess Philomena who died a virgin martyr, and the second is that of Pauline Jericot who hoped to spread the devotion to Philomena. By telling both stories, which occurred hundreds of years apart, we can see the power of...