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Concordia and Koinonia

And they have conquered (Satan) by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death . Revelation 12:11.

About Perpetua and Felicitas and their Companions:

At the beginning of the third century, the Roman emperor Septimus Severus forbade conversions to Christianity. Among those disobeying that eo their faith with such conviction that the officer in charge became a follower of Jesus. No saints are more uniformly honored in all the early calendars and martyrologies than these African martyrs. In 202 the emperor Septimus Severus forbade conversions to Christianity and harsh per­secution ensued. Arrested in Carthage were Vibia Perpetua, a noble­woman from Thuburbo, twenty-two years old; her infant child; Felic­itas, a pregnant slave; Revocatus, a slave; Saturninus; Secundulus.  There were ­all catechumens. Later their catechist, Saturus, was arrested also. While under house arrest they were baptized.After making arrangements for the well-being…

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