Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Sophia, Virgin and Martyr


She suffered for the faith in the third age, at Firmo, in Italy, where her festival is kept on the 30th of April with great devotion. Her head is shown in a rich case in the cathedral. See Ughelli who places her martyrdom under Decius: also Ferrarius, in Catal. Sanctor. Ital. and the Roman Martyrology.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Sophia, Virgin and Martyr”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 April 2013. Web. 15 June 2021. <>