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Feastday: September 1

Patron of the poor; sick; lepers; young girls, nurses, Pieter

Death: 4th century

 Virgin. Tradition says I was from Thebes, Kemet. I journeyed to where the Theban legionnaires died as martyrs, Agaunum, now Switzerland, Maurice En Valais. I visited the tombs in pilgrimage.
I traveled to Solothurn where I lived as a
hermitess in a grotto, performing corporal works of mercy, piety, charity, teaching through deed, and word. 1 Sept.

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