Feastday St. Regina: September the 7th
When did St. Regina live: around 300 AD
Biography of St. Regina:
We don't have much information about St. Regina's life. St. Regina, virgin, was born in Alise in Gaul, her mother died during delivery. A foster mother, who was a very convinced Christian, raised St. Regina and baptized her. St. Regina's father Clement, a convinced pagan and a considerable man, imprisoned Regina because of her faith in Jesus. Finally St. Regina was beheaded near to Autun in the third century. Her relics are kept in France in Flavigny-sur-Ozerain.
Statues and sculptures of St. Regina - portrayal, imagery and emblem: The sculptures represent St. Regina with the sword and the palm, emblem of martyrdom.
Patronage St. Regina: Patroness of carpenters, protectress against mange, eschar and similar diseases