Saint Barbara

Saint Barbara December 4 Saint Barbara was the daughter of the rich and illustrious pagan, Dioscorus. After the death of his wife, he ensured the utmost care be taken for his daughter, and because of her extraordinary beauty and knowledge, he hid her in a tower. Here, the only contact she had with other people was when her private tutors came to teach her, and therefore, she was able to contemplate the mysteries of God, Whom she did not know. She decided that she would devote her life to finding the Creator of this world, its beauties she [...]