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Saint of the Day for Sunday, August 3rd, 2014: St. Lydia Purpuraria


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St. Lydia Purpuraria

Lydia Purpuraria (1st century) was born at Thyatira (Ak-Hissar), a town in Asia Minor, famous for its dye works, (hence, her name which means purple seller). She became Paul’s first convert at … continue reading

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