St. Agatha

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St. Agatha,

patron saint of those with breast disease, torture victims, nurses, and jewelers.
St. Agatha disease - disease of the female breast.
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The high-born and wealthy Saint Agatha of Sicily (c 231 AD-c 251) rejected the advances of the Prefect Quintianus and engaged in several verbal confrontations with him where her intractable faith and devotion came to the fore.