Saint Sophia

detail from an antique holy card of Saint Sophia with her daughters Saint Faith, Saint Hope and Saint Agape, artist unknownAlso known as

  • Sofia



Legendary mother of the virgin martyrs Faith, Hope, and Charity. Three days after the death of the daughters, Sophia passed peacefully away while praying by their tomb. As her name means wisdom, and her offspring are named for virtues, some writers believer she is a personification of an allegory.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Sophia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 July 2015. Web. 29 November 2015. <>