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Feastday: February 18

Birth: 1817

Death: 1858

Canonized By: Pope John Paul II


Chinese martyr. She was born in 1817 at Ma-Tchang, China. A teacher at a Christian school, Agatha was beheaded for the faith in Mao-kin on January 28, 1858. She was beatified on May 2, 1909.


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