Fausta with Evilasius and Maximus, at Cyzicus, from the Menologion of Basil II (c. 1000 AD)
|Died||~311 AD (age 13)
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church
Eastern Orthodox Church
|Feast||September 20 (Roman Catholic)
February 6 (Eastern Orthodox)
Saint Fausta, also known as Saint Fausta of Cyzicus (298 - 311), was a 4th-century girl who at age 13 was arrested, tortured, and executed for being a Christian. Evilasius was responsible for torturing and executing her. Evilasius converted to Christianity after watching her courageous death and was also martyred for this act.
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