Thursday, January 21, 2010

Feast of St. Agnes

While searching for a picture of St. Agnes, I came across the following article on a John Keats poem The Eve of Saint Agnes:

Looking for a husband? Pray to St Agnes...

John Keats's poem, The Eve of St Agnes, immortalised the patron saint of young girls. Today, on the eve of her feast day, we explore the legend surrounding the young martyr.

Read the article HERE


Mimi said...

What a fantastic article, Esther! Thank you so much for posting it. St. Agnes is pre-Schism, so we share her commemoration, and I think of her as one of the saints that interceeded for my mom's two breast cancer fights.

EC Gefroh said...

Glad you found it interesting too, Mimi!