Book of Saints – Maxima, Donatilla and Secunda


(July 30) (Saints) Virgin Martyrs (3rd century) The two Christian maidens, Maxima and Donatilla, died for Christ at Tebourba (North Africa) in the persecution carried on by Valerian and Gallienus (about A.D. 260). With them suffered a little girl of twelve, by name Secunda. Saint Augustine makes mention of these holy Martyrs in one of his Sermons.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Maxima, Donatilla and Secunda”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 December 2014. Web. 10 December 2018. <>