Saint Pelagia of Antioch

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Disciple of Saint Lucian of Antioch. When soldiers arrived to arrest her for her faith, she believed she would be raped. To escape she invited the soldiers in, claimed she was going to change, then jumped out of an upper floor window; she was killed by the fall.

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  • c.311 by jumping off a roof

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  • “Saint Pelagia of Antioch“. Saints.SQPN.com. 10 June 2013. Web. 21 April 2014. <>