Feastday St. Afra: August 7
When did St. Afra live: Third - Fourth century
Biography of St. Afra:
Unfortunately, about the life of St. Afra we have just some few news. The Roman Martyrology says that St. Afra, for having converted to Christ from a sinful life of a prostitute, has been given to the stake. The penitential prayers addressed to Christ before her death are really liturgical prayers.
Statues and sculptures of St. Afra portrayal, imagery and emblem:
The emblem of St. Afra is the palm of martyrdom.
Patronage St. Afra: None