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Feastday: June 13

Birth: 281

Death: 293


Aquilina was born of Christian parents in Biblus, Phoenicia. She was arrested during Diocletian's persecution of Christian, and though only twelve, was beaten and decapitated by order of the magistrate, Volusian, when she would not renounce her Faith. Her feast day is June 13th.


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