FLIP SIMMONS: Patron saint of music

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Patron saint of music

Today is the Feast Day of St. Cecilia, the patron saint of music.

A saint, so often glorified in the fine arts and poetry.
Forced to marry a pagan, her heart sung only for God.
She survived several execution attempts before being beheaded by the Romans.


Penrose said...

I just googled her thanks to this, what a sad life it looks she led. i will never understand why they killed poeple so easily back then for the most ridiculous reasons.