was a young, beautiful virgin martyred for her faith in Catania, Sicily. St Agatha is the patron saint for Nurses, Breast Cancer, Foundry Workers and Protector Against Fires. Saint Agatha memorial day/feast day is February 5th. Agatha was a virgin woman, living circa 250 A. D., who rejected advances from a Roman senator. Accusing her of being a Christian, the senator ordered her breasts cut off as punishment. As she stayed in her prison cell, Saint Peter returned them with a "celestial ointment". Heavenly Divine sells a large variety of quality patron saint jewelry and gifts for your spiritual and inspirational gift giving. Catholic religious patron saint medals and necklaces come in pewter, sterling silver, gold-fill, silver-filled, gold over sterling, 14kt gold and are available in various sizes. All medals are made in the USA or Italy by Bliss Manufacture, Creed Jewelry, HMH Religious, Jeweled Cross, McVan Inc., and Singer Company.