ST. CATHERINE of ALEXANDRIA – Patron of Librarians/Lawyers
Catherine converted to Christianity during the reign and persecutions of Emperor Maximinus, who imprisoned her for her faith. Despite his attempts, every one who came to convince her to abandon her faith ended up converting. Initially condemned to die on the spiked wheel, a single touch from her destroyed the wheel, leading to her beheading.
b. c. 287, Alexandria, Egypt d. c.305, Alexandria, Egypt
Patronage: Craftsmen who work with wheels, unmarried girls, educators, nurses, Philosophers, lawyers.
Feast Day: November 25
Memorial Day 41968