Feastday St. Priska: January 18
When did St. Priska live: Third century
Biography of St. Priska:
Mostly, of St. Priska we have just some contradictory information. According to Catholic tradition, Priska was a young Roman, who, during the Emperor Claudius, was beheaded after many torments. In addition, she was the first woman in the West to have witnessed the martyrdom because of her faith in Christ.
Statues and sculptures of St. Priska portrayal, imagery and emblem:
The sculptures represent St. Priska with the palm of martyrdom.
Patronage St. Priska: St. Priska is one of the patrons of Rome.