New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Martina

detail from 'Virgin and Child with Saint Martina and Saint Agnes' by El Greco, 1597-1599, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia, USAArticle

Virgin, martyr (c.228). She openly professed her faith, refusing to return to idolatry; and was martyred in the persecution under Alexander Severus. Relics in the basilica named for her near the Roman Forum. Feast, Roman Calendar, 30 January.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Martina”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 May 2017. Web. 27 May 2017. <>