Saints related to Patron-of-torture-victims

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  • St. Eustachius
    St. Eustachius was a general of the Roman army. While hunting, he saw a vision of Christ's crucifixion and instantly converted to Christianity. Because of his conversion, he lost his family and property and was later martyred in Rome during the reign of Adrian.
  • St. Genesius
    St. Genesius was an actor in the third century in Rome. As he was performing a play that made fun of Christians for the Emperor Diocletian, St. Genesius was given the grace of conversion and instantly declared himself a Christian. The emperor became enraged and handed him over to be tortured and martyred.
  • St. Regina
    St. Regina was born in Alesia, on the boarder of ancient Gaul and Rome. She was raised Christian by her nurse, and lived with her as a shepherdess after her pagan father threw her out. She was imprisoned after rejecting the prefect Olybrius's offer of marriage. She was tortured and eventually killed.