Saints related to Patron-of-engaged-couples

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  • St. Agnes of Rome
    After promising to always remain a virgin for the love of Christ, St. Agnes rejected a marriage offer, enraging her suitors. She was dragged before the courts where condemned and ordered to be raped, but her purity was miraculously protected and God struck those who attempted to harm her. She was subsequently beheaded and died a virgin and martyr.
  • St. Valentine
    St. Valentine was a priest who worked diligently to protect Roman Christians under the persecution of Claudius II. He was martyred in 269 A.D..