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Commemorations of the saints, continued.

Saint Catherine.

Prayer, Gaude virgo Katherina.

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St Catherine of Alexandria protested against the persecution of Christians by Maxentius, over whom she stands, ultimately victorious. Persecuted for her faith, Catherine was to have been tortured on a wheel, which fell apart. Her legend claims she was subsequently beheaded.

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