Saint Theodora of Alexandria

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Christian woman who, during the persecutions of Diocletian, refused to sacrifice to idols and claimed that she remained celibate as she was wed to God. She was ordered by anti-Christian governor Eustratius to be turned over to a house of prostitution. There Saint Didymus changed clothes with her so she could escape. She was later re-captured and executed. Martyr.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Theodora of Alexandria“. Saints.SQPN.com. 2 March 2014. Web. 24 April 2014. <>