St. Regina (Patron of Shepherdesses)

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Patron Saint: Shepherdesses

Additional Patronages: Poverty

Memorial: September 7th

Born: Mid 200’s AD

Died: 286 in Modern France

Why she is venerated by the Holy Roman Catholic Church:

Daughter of a Pagan noble who Vowed Virginity, Converted to Christ and refused to Marry

Fled her home and became a Shepherdess, praying most of the time

When found, she was imprisoned, tortured and then Martyred by her throat being cut