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The Great Cloud of Witnesses

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Saint Barbara

St. Barbara (3rd c.) was born in Nicomedia in modern day Turkey. According to tradition, after the death of her mother she was raised by her rich and tyrannical pagan father who, because of her beauty and intelligence, guarded her closely, keeping her locked away in a tower to protect her from the outside world. She was educated by tutors and came to reject the false gods she was taught to...
Fr. Lawrence Jagdfeld, O.F.M. 256
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