New Catholic Dictionary – Massa Candida

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(White Company) The Roman Martyrology records 300 Christians at Carthage (c.253) who hurled themselves into a vat of burning lime rather than burn incense to Jupiter. Their fame was perpetuated by Saint Augustine and the poet Prudentius. Commemorated, 24 August.

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  • “Massa Candida”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 18 October 2013. Web. 30 August 2014. <>