What is the symbol for Saint Agnes of Rome?

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The symbol for Saint Agnes of Rome is the lamb, because her name means "pure" in Greek and similar for the Latin word Angus, which means lamb. When popes confer a portion of their power on bishops, they send them a woolen cloth called a pallium. These are woolen from the wool of the lambs consecrated on St. Agnes' Day.
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Why did St. Agnes of Rome become a saint?

St. Agnes was a Roman girl who was only thirteen years old when she suffered martyrdom for her Faith. Agnes had made a promise, a promise to God never to stain her purity. Her

Who was Saint Agnes?

St. Agnes is from the story St. Agnes in Agony about a girl wholived in Rome, I had originally heard that she had refused torenounce her Christianity and was sentenced to a li

What did Saint Agnes do to be canonized a saint?

In the 3rd or 4th century at age 12 or 13 Agnes was ordered to sacrifice to pagan gods and lose her virginity by rape. When she refused, she was tortured and martyred. St. Ag

What did Saint Agnes do?

Saint Agnes was a young Roman woman who refused to sacrifice to pagan idols and lose her virginity through rape. For her refusal she was martyred. Suffering martrdom is a "fir
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Who were the parents of Saint Agnes of Rome?

Their names are not known. I can find no documents listing the family of Agnes except that her foster-sister was Saint Emerentiana . The names of her parents are not known. Ho