Prior to 1802, not many people, especially Catholic Christians, had heard about saint Philomena and the miracles she had performed. In May of that year, the excavation crew that was working on the Catacomb of Priscilla discovered a tomb, which was later determined to belong to a young saint calledRead More →

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 visitedRead More →

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 excitementRead More →

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