Saints and Their Symbols – Saint Afra of Brescia


A.D. 121, patron saint of Brescia, was a noble lady living in Brescia, and was converted to the faith by the example of Saints Faustino and Giovita, and like them suffered martyrdom.

MLA Citation

  • E A Greene. “Saint Afra of Brescia”. Saints and Their Symbols, 1909. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 August 2013. Web. 3 March 2021. <>