St. Hilaria, Martyr, along with her twenty-five companions, at Rome


Commemorated on August 12

St. Hilaria was the mother of St. Afra of Augsburg, Germany.

During the persecutions under Emperor Diocletian in 304, St. Hilaria and her three maids were seized while visiting the tomb of St Afra and burnt alive.

The others who were with them were also martyred in Rome and were buried on the Ostian Way

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