What is the reason for honoring Saint Cecilia?
She was a martyr. Any martyr for the faith is already 100% a saint.
Cecilia was a beautiful, young Roman Christian virgin who spent her life helping those in need. She and her husband, formerly a pagan. formed a small ministry to give proper burial to Christian martyrs. Both eventually became martyrs themselves. She is the first saint noted to have been incorrupt. She is the patron saint of: Academy of Music, Rome, Italy bodily purity composers luthiers martyrs music musicians musical instrument makers poets singers Albi, France, archdiocese…
Cecilia is one of the most famous of the early Roman martyrs. It is perhaps possible that she was a real person, but the familiar stories about her are considered to be pious romances apparently not founded on authentic history. The traditional legend about Saint Cecilia's death says that after being struck three times on the neck with a sword, she lived for three days.