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St.Cecilia
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St.Cecilia

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  • 1. St. Cecilia 22nd November
  • 2. Saint Cecilia is the patron saint of musicians and Church music.
  • 3. Her feast day is celebrated in the Roman Catholic Church on November 22.
  • 4. S he was a noble lady of Rome who, with her husband Valerian and his brother Thateus , suffered martyrdom .
  • 5. A church in her honor exists in Rome . It is situated in Trastevere .
  • 6. T he martyrdom of Cecilia is said to have followed that of her husband and his brother .
  • 7. She arranged to have her home preserved as a church before she was arrested.
  • 8. At that time, the officials attempted to kill her by locking her in an overheated bathhouse. However, the attempt failed, and she was to be beheaded.
  • 9. The executioner attempted to cut of her head three times unsuccessfully, a fter which he fled.
  • 10. Cecilia survived another three days before eventually dying .
  • 11. In the last three days of her life, she opened her eyes, gazed at her family and friends who crowded around her cell, closed them, and never opened them again.
  • 12. Cecilia's musical fame rests on a legend that she praised God, singing to him, as she lay dying a martyr's death.
  • 13. THE END

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