Saint Charitina the Martyr

Saint Charitina the Martyr October 5 The Holy Virginmartyr Charitine of Amisus was left an orphan while quite young and was raised in meekness and piety by the noble Claudius, however was not yet baptised. Having grown through prayer and fasting, the holy virgin brought many to the True Faith. Having heard of this, the Roman Emperor Diocletian's governor summoned the young Charitine to be trialled. He accused her of "being a Christian and deluding others by bringing them to a dishonourable faith." She replied that she was indeed a Christian but the latter part was a lie. [...]