Collect of the Day: Catherine of Alexandria, Barbara of Nicomedia, and Margaret of Antioch, Martyrs, c. 300 Embolden your church, O God, with the stories of your saints Catherine, Barbara, and Margaret, that we might face all trials and adversities with a fearless mind and an unbroken spirit, knowing that we are more than conquerors through Jesus Christ who strengthens us. Catherine of Alexandria was martyred in the early 4th century at the hands of the emperor Maxentius. St. Catherine of Alexandria whose feast we celebrate today (11.25) was a … Beautiful, Beloved and Bold St. Catherine of Alexandria From simple to sublime – that was Saint Catherine of Alexandria. Catherine of Alexandria facts Catherine of Alexandria would have lived in the early part of the fourth century (around 320 AD). See more ideas about Catherine of alexandria, St catherine, St catherine of alexandria. 2.6K likes. St Catherine was the beautiful daughter and scholar of a pagan King and Queen who ruled Alexandria in Egypt. St. Catherine of Alexandria November 25, 2020 by Lena {JOYfilledfamily} Filed Under: 11 November Saints , Martyr , St. Catherine of Alexandria Leave a Comment We look to the heroic martyrs more now than ever. Early in her life, she had a transformative vision of Mother Mary with Baby Jesus, which sparked her conversion into Christianity, elevating and guiding her intellect, will and passions to be in Joan of Arc identified her as one of the saints who appeared to and counselled her. She was noted for her wealth, intelligence, and beauty. Catherine of Alexandria is said to have been born the daughter of Cestus, wealthy man of Alexandria in Egypt. Feb 18, 2017 - Prayers of devotion to Saint Catherine to intercede for those who are suffering - Parish of St. Catherine of Alexandria (Leon, Iloilo, Philippines), Leon, Iloilo, Philippines. Although the legend her probably had its beginnings with a real young woman, scholars and historians tell us that much of her story as we know it today was invented by storytellers over the centuries.