A devout Christian woman married to a pagan priest. Mother of Saint Theogonius, Saint Agapius and Saint Fidelis. Martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian. She was forced to watch her three sons be executed first; she prayed for them and encouraged them to not abandon their faith.
- “Saint Bassa of Edessa“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 August 2014. Web. 22 August 2014. <>