An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church

Felicitas, or St. Felicity

(193-211). They were put in prison. A number of Carthaginians were martyred in 202, including Felicitas. A contemporary account of the martyrdoms is in The Martyrdom of Perpetua and Felicity. Felicitas is commemorated on Mar. 7, the feast of Perpetua and her Companions, Martyrs at Carthage. See Perpetua and her Companions. . One of the martyrs at Carthage. She was the slave of St. Perpetua when Perpetua and other African catechumens were arrested in the persecution of the Emperor Septimius Severus

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