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  Domestic-Church.Com: Saint Profile: Saint Agnes
Saint Agnes was brought before a judge, who at first treated her gently and kindly, because of her young age.
Saint Austin observes that Saint Agnes' name means chaste or pure in Greek and lamb or victim in Latin.
Agnes replied that Jesus Christ was too jealous and protective a spouse to allow her purity to be violated.
www.domestic-church.com /CONTENT.DCC/19980101/SAINTS/STAGNES.HTM   (1223 words)

  
 Saint Agnes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to her legend, Saint Agnes was a member of the Roman nobility born c.
Few days after Agnes' death, a girl named Emerentiana was found by her tomb, praying; she claimed to be the daughter of Agnes' wet nurse, and was stoned to death after refusing to leave the place and reprehending the pagans for killing her foster sister.
Agnes is interrogated by a prefect, refuses a last-minute accord that could have saved her life, and then is beheaded.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saint_Agnes   (519 words)

  
 Story of St. Agnes
Agnes was born of a noble Roman family--probably the Clodia Crescentiana.
Saint Ambrose wrote: "At such a tender age a young girl has scarcely enough courage to bear the angry looks of her father and a tiny puncture from a needle makes her cry as if it were a wound.
In art, Agnes is pictured as a young maiden with long hair and a lamb (agnus), because of the resemblance of her name with that of the animal, since the 6th century mosaics at San Apollinare Nuovo in Ravenna (Farmer).
www.stagnes2000.com /agstory.htm   (1895 words)

  
 Domestic-Church.Com: Saint Profile: Saint Agnes
Agnes, a young Christian convert, is honored as one of the four great virgin martyrs of the Christian Church.
St. Agnes, not only had no desire to marry, but was prepared to die for the sake of her faith and her virginity as "the bride of Christ", rather than become the wife of the son of a Roman prefect.
Agnes is regarded as the patron saint of young women and the special protectress of bodily purity.
www.domestic-church.com /CONTENT.DCC/19990101/SAINTS/stagnes.htm   (1034 words)

  
 Patron Saints Index: Saint Agnes of Prague
Agnes entered the convent of Saint Saviour herself on Pentecost Sunday 1234, eventually became its abbess, and spent 50 years in the cloister.
Agnes was always free with her wealth in service of the poor.
Agnes of Bohemia, although she lived in a period far removed from ours, still remains a shining example of the Christian faith and heroic charity, which invites us to reflection and imitation.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/sainta40.htm   (345 words)

  
 St. Agnes School
Agnes Catholic School has a rich history of educating generations of children from returning families, while cultivating an environment that welcomes new families to our parish and school.
Agnes is an active and highly visible member of the community at large, and we are a positive and stabilizing presence in the immediate neighborhood.
Agnes Catholic School is an elementary program offering solid high school academic readiness for boys and girls in preschool through grade eight.
www.stagnes-parish.org   (406 words)

  
 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of April 20
Agnes was not a child martyr like her Roman patroness but she exhibited the same simplicity, and some of her best-known legends concern her childhood.
Little Agnes was traveling in Montepulciano with her mother and the women of the household, and, as they passed a hill on which stood a bordello, a flock of crows swooped down and attacked the girl.
Saint Catherine of Siena, who went to venerate the saint and also, probably, to visit her niece, Eugenia, who was a nun in the convent there.
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/0420.htm   (2786 words)

  
 Home Page
Saint Agnes School, as a Catholic School, strives to foster in its students strong academic achievement with personal character development as a foundation for living the Gospel message of Christ in the Twenty First Century.
Agnes Elementary School is committed to teaching the Gospel message of Christ; to building a community of administrators, faculty, students and parents characterized by sharing, educating and believing; and to serving through prayer, worship and social action.
Agnes School admits students of any race, religion, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
www.saintagnesschool.com   (547 words)

  
 Mount Saint Agnes Women
Heidi served for at time on the staff of Mount Saint Agnes Theological Center for Women, assisting the Directors of Mount Saint Agnes with office management, conference and course planning, resource and program development, theological research, cheering for Notre Dame and any other tasks to which her skills were suited.
Agnes Theological Center for Women, where she is a member of the Board of Trustees.
She is the author of Mount Saint Agnes: a tale of faith which was published by MSA as part of the Tenth Anniversary celebration.
www.mountsaintagnes.org /biographies/bio_msawomen.htm   (3040 words)

  
 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of January 21
Saint Patroclus was a very wealthy, good, and exceedingly charitable Christian of Troyes, who was martyred by beheading in that city during the reign of Aurelian.
Saint Paul when the apostle was on his way to Rome as a prisoner; Paul cured his father of fever and dysentery (Acts 28:7-10).
Saint Vimin, a Scottish bishop whose history is very confused, is said to have been the founder of the monastery of Holywood at Nithsdale.
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/0121.htm   (3717 words)

  
 Saint Agnes School - West Chester, PA 19380
Saint Agnes School is an exceptional place of learning; an outstanding staff of faith-filled, dedicated professionals and parents collaborate in the learning process that integrates the religious formation program with sound intellectual preparation in the academic areas of the curriculum.
The mission of Saint Agnes School is to teach Christ’s message in a faith-shared community through worship of God and service to His people.
An integral part of the parish since 1871, Saint Agnes Catholic School is fully committed to being a school for the twenty-first century.
www.saintagnesschoolwc.org   (205 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Agnes of Rome
The Acts of the Martyrdom of St. Agnes belong to a somewhat later period, and are met with in three recensions, two Greek and one Latin.
A beautiful relief of the saint is found on a marble slab that dates from the fourth century and was originally a part of the altar of her church.
Since the Middle Ages St. Agnes has been represented with a lamb, the symbol of her virginal innocence.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01214a.htm   (862 words)

  
 Wavelink Case Studies/Saint Agnes Medical Center
Saint Agnes Medical Center in Fresno, California, is undergoing the largest expansion in its history.
Back in 1997, Saint Agnes was an early adopter of wireless LAN technology when it started using Compaq laptops with wireless cards and access points from Proxim in the Emergency Department to provide more flexible, mobile access to the hospital network for patient records, charts and lab results.
Saint Agnes Medical Center is a 330-bed hospital in Fresno, California, operated by Trinity Health, the fourth-largest Catholic non-profit healthcare system in the U.S. A planned expansion of this top-ranked cardiovascular hospital will soon expand patient capacity and help meet Central California’s growing need for heart and vascular services.
www.wavelink.com /success/case/saintagnes.aspx   (1551 words)

  
 Welcome to Saint Agnes Catholic Church
Central to St. Agnes is the sacramental life where the Holy Eucharist is the source and summit of every activity.
Ohter hallmarks are the Brother Dennis and Associates social outreach, both abroad and locally, and St. Agnes School.
At St. Agnes we teach the Faith to all age groups, especially to the young of the parish school.
www.saintagnes.org   (164 words)

  
 Catholic Forum Saints - St. Agnes (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Agnes was born in Rome during the beginning of the third century.
Agnes was arrested and thrown into a house of prostitution to await her death.
Agnes, whose name means both purity and lamb is the patron of Christian virtue confronted by political and social violence and her life was commented on by many of her contemporaries.
www.catholic-forum.com.cob-web.org:8888 /themes/st_agnes.html   (588 words)

  
 Agnes of Bohemia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Agnes was born in Prague in 1211, dying there in March 1282.
Agnes was the daughter of Bohemian king Premysl Otakar I and Constance of Hungary, the sister of King Andrew II of Hungary.
Agnes then decided to devote her life to religious works, and with the help of Pope Gregory IX, she was eventually given the freedom to devote herself entirely to God.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Agnes_of_Bohemia   (321 words)

  
 Saint Agnes Medical Center - WHAT'S NEW
Endocrinologist Joseph Hawkins, MD, and the Saint Agnes Clinical Research Center are recruiting for a new inhaled insulin study for Type I and Type II diabetics using insulin and/or oral medication.
Saint Agnes is among a select group of hospitals taking part in a project that is making dramatic improvements in the care of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients.
Saint Agnes was one of only 19 California hospitals to be selected as a Center of Expertise for bariatric surgeries.
www.samc.com /UMAP.asp?FolderID=6   (1246 words)

  
 Saint Agnes
AGNES, SAINT, a virgin martyr of the Catholic Church.
The legend of St Agnes is that she was a Roman maid, by birth a Christian, who suffered martyrdom when but thirteen during the reign of the emperor Diocletian, on the 21
When led out to die she was tied to a stake, but the faggots would not burn, whereupon the officer in charge of the troops drew his sword and struck off her head.
www.worldspirituality.org /saint-agnes.html   (211 words)

  
 St. Agnes History
Because of the existence of St. Agnes School and the number of families living south of the railroad tracks, lay leaders of the South Springfield families petitioned Bishop John J. Hogan to establish a parish for them.
Agnes Church was designated as St. Agnes Cathedral.
Agnes Chapel was built during the renovation of St. Agnes Cathedral, and the old grade school was razed.
www.saintagnescathedral.org /church/history.html   (740 words)

  
 St. Agnes of Rome
Agnes is a Christian martyr who died at Rome around 304 in the persecution of Diocletian: the last and fiercest of the persecutions of Christianity by the Roman emperors.
She is said to have been only about twelve or thirteen when she died, and the remains preserved in St Agnes' Church in Rome are in agreement with this.
The only tie-in with Agnes is that (presumably because she died as a young virgin), Agnes is regarded as the patron of young unmarried girls, and there is a folk-belief that a girl who goes to bed supperless on the eve of St Agnes's Day will dream that night about her husband-to-be.
www.satucket.com /lectionary/Agnes.htm   (258 words)

  
 Saint Agnes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
According to tradition, Agnes was a Christian girl of Rome, perhaps twelve or thirteen years old, when Diocletian began his persecutions.
Agnes' crypt was in the Via Nomentana, and the stone covering her remains was carven with the words, (most holy lamb).
Agnes is the patroness of young girls and her symbol is, naturally, a lamb.
www.ewtn.com /library/MARY/AGNES.htm   (304 words)

  
 Saint Agnes
Agnes was martyred in 304, in the persecution of Diocletian, or possibly earlier, in a third century persecution.
A mosaic in the apse of the church shows the young saint as a Byzantine empress, amid flames with a sword at her feet.
Since the early middle-ages, Saint Agnes is usually depicted holding a lamb (agnus - a pun on her name) as a symbol of her purity.
www.wf-f.org /StAgnes.html   (923 words)

  
 Madonna and Child with Saint Martina and Saint Agnes
Saint Agnes on the right holds the lamb with which she once appeared after her death to worshipers gathered at her tomb.
The saint beside her, standing by a lion on which El Greco has painted his Greek initials, is probably Martina.
In the painting’s original position high on the south wall of the chapel, the two saints would have seemed to stand directly behind the altar table, ready to intercede for worshipers in the heavenly realm.
www.nga.gov /collection/gallery/gg29/gg29-1168.0.html   (202 words)

  
 Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes: Music
O God whom saints and angels delight to worship in heaven: Be ever present with thy servants who seek through art and music to perfect the praises offered by thy people on Earth; And grant to them even now glimpses of thy beauty, through Christ Jesus our Lord.
USIC, LITURGY, AND SPIRITUAL LIFE at the Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes have been traditionally known for their positive affirmation and proclamation of the Catholic faith in forms that respect the maturity, intelligence, refinement, and emotional richness of human beings.
The Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes is one of the few places in the Washington Metropolitan Area where this music can regularly be heard as an integral part of the traditional western liturgy for which it was composed.
www.ascensionandsaintagnes.org /music/music.htm   (558 words)

  
 Welcome to Saint Agnes Church
Saint Agnes Parish is a 112 year old Roman Catholic parish community in the historic and socially conscious Haight Ashbury district of San Francisco, California.
Known for prayerful Liturgies, well-prepared homiles, gracious hospitality, and vitality, Saint Agnes Parish draws men and women, young and old, straight and gay from the neighborhood and around the City and beyond to what some call "the last chance church!" It is truly Catholic - all are welcome.
We pledge ourselves to be a light in the darkness through the love that we share in the name of Christ and through the power and guidance of the Holy Spirit.
www.saintagnessf.com   (330 words)

  
 Saint Agnes School
Welcome to St. Agnes - not just a school, but a community - where a student's mind, body and spirit are nurtured and developed, equipping them to meet life's challenges.
St. Agnes provides a rigorous, faith-based education that gives students a superior academic foundation for high school and beyond.
Equally important is the secure, moral environment with traditional Christian values that promote character development and the strong, nurturing community that is an integral part of St. Agnes.
www.saintagnes.org /pages/school.html   (178 words)

  
 Welcome to St. Agnes Hospital — Baltimore, Maryland
Agnes Hospital is proud to provide TomoTherapy, the most advanced radiation oncology treatment available.
The Center for Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair at St. Agnes Hospital has a number of highly skilled and experienced surgeons who perform advanced hernia procedures in as little as 30 minutes under local anesthesia.
Patients are able to return home from the hospital the same day and may be back to work in just a few days.
www.stagnes.org   (133 words)

  
 St. Agnes - Catholic Online
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.
Yet, Agnes was as happy as a bride on her wedding day.
www.catholic.org /saints/saint.php?saint_id=106   (588 words)

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