This calendar of saints is drawn from several denominations, sects, and traditions. Although it will no longer be updated daily, the index on the right will guide visitors to a saint celebrated on any day they choose. Additional saints will be added as they present themselves to Major.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

September 29 -- Feast of Saint Theodota

A Harlot Whose Repentance Stuck

There are a couple of saints named Theodota.  One is a virtuous mother of three.  This is the other one.
One of the Theodotae

Theodota's virtue bloomed late in the season, but perhaps it was all the hardier for it.  She had worked as a harlot, but by the time of her martyrdom, she k