St. Apollonia Print

 Saint Apollonia
Died 249
Feast Day: February 9
Patronage: dentists, tooth problems
This fine art portrait, printed on acid-free, 80 lb. cardstock, with archival inks, is ready to frame. The watermark will not appear on your print. 

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St.  Apollonia, an early Church martyr, is the patron of dentists and toothaches. A Christian persecution in 249, led many to their death. St. Apollonia would not renounce her faith and was beaten, having all her teeth knocked out. Her persecutors then threatened her with fire. She stood firm, even voluntarily jumping into the flames, to her death. Her life story was written by St. Dionysius, Bishop of Alexandria, to Fabian, Bishop of Antioch.