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Feastday: March 31

Patron of struma, scrofulous diseases

Death: 130


Martyr baptized by Pope St. Alexander. The daughter of Quirinus the martyr, Balbina died for the faith and was buried on the Appian Way. Her relics were later enshrined in St. Balbina's Church on the Aventine.


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