July 29, 2019

Saint Philomena – Greek Princess and Martyr

Around the year 300AD, Saint Philomena was heavily persecuted, and having undertaken extensive torture, she was eventually martyred under the rule of the Roman emperor Diocletian. Though little is known about Saint Philomena, a Neapolitan nun by the name of Sister Maria Luisa di Gesu claims the great Saint visited her, and revealed her story. […]

July 29, 2019

Finding The Tomb of Saint Philomena

In 1802, a team of excavators down in the Roman catacombs made a remarkable discovery. In the catacomb of Saint Priscilla, among many other tombs which lay empty, the preserved tomb of a Christian Martyr is uncovered. This would later become known as the tomb of Saint Philomena. As excitement spreads throughout the team, they […]

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