Wednesday, December 14, 2016

13th December 2013 - Saint Lucy - Independent Catholic News

13th December 2013 - Saint Lucy - Independent Catholic News: Patron saint of eyesight. St Lucy was martyred during the persecutions of the Emperor Diocletian during the 3rd century. According to legend, when she refused to give up her faith she was blinded, but her sight was miraculously restored. She was finally killed with a sword. There are churches dedicated to her in Rome, Naples and Venice as well as two in England.

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