Saint Afra of Brescia

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Profile

Second-century lay-woman, married to a nobleman in Brescia, Lombardy. Adult convert to Christianity, baptized by Saint Apollonius of Brescia. Martyred in the persecutions of emperor Adrian.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Afra of Brescia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 May 2012. Web. 1 July 2015. <>