New Catholic Dictionary – Saints Felicitas and Perpetua


Martyrs, died Carthage, 203. Vibia Perpetua, a noble matron, and Felicitas, her slave, were arrested and put to death for the Faith along with Revocatus, Saturus, Saturninus, and Secundulus. They were thrown to the wild beasts in the arena, and then slain by the sword. The names of Felicitas and Perpetua occur in the prayer, “Nobis quoque peccatoribus” in the Canon of the Mass. Feast, 7 March.

MLA Citation

  • “Saints Felicitas and Perpetua”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 January 2013. Web. 4 August 2021. <>