Saturday, June 16, 2012


St. Savina of Milan

Feast day: January 30
Died: 311

Saint Savina (Italian: Santa Savina) (died 311) was a Milanese martyr under Diocletian. Her feast day is 30 January. She gave aid to Christian prisoners and also ensured that they received proper burials after their executions. For this reason she was martryed. Tradition states that she died while praying at the tomb of Saints Nabor and Felix

Right-side nave of Sant'Ambrogio basilica in Milan. Saint Savina's grave, above the altar in Santa Savina chapel (rebuilt in 1868 to house the relics of the saint).

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