St. Thecla

9_23_theclaThe virgin St. Thecla was converted by St. Paul while preaching at Iconium. She left a luxurious home and followed the apostle in his later journeys. She suffered many tortures for the Faith but finally passed her life in solitude in Isauria, and there died a holy death.

(Source: The New Roman Missal, Rev. F. X. Lasance)

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