Third-century Christian daughter of Mathoclus, a pagan imperial Roman senator. Missionary in Origny-sur-Oise, France. Captured, she was tortured by her father to make her abandon her faith; when that did not work, he killed her. Martyr.
- “Saint Benedicta of Origny-sur-Oise“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 August 2012. Web. 23 July 2016. <>