Daily Catholic Quote from St. Perpetua, Martyr

Ss. Perpetua and Felicity, Martyrs

“We were in the hands of our persecutors, when my father, out of the affection he bore me, made new efforts to shake my resolution. I said to him: ‘Can that vessel, which you see, change its name?’ He said: ‘No.’ I replied: ‘Nor can I call myself any other than I am, that is to say, a Christian.’” (St. Perpetua, Martyr; The Lives or the Fathers, Martyrs and Other Principal Saints by the Rev. Alban Butler, Volume I, 1864 edition, published by D. & J. Sadlier, & Company)


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