"About St. Lucy" This paper describes the life of St. Lucy. It also describes how she came to be a saint and martyr.
About St. Lucy
St. Lucy, according to traditional story, was born of rich and noble parents in the year of 283.
She is thought to have been Greek, due to her mother's name, Eutychia. Lucy, like so many
of theearly martyrs had concecrated her virginity to God and hoped to devote all her worldly
goods to theservice of the poor.The fame of the virgin-martyr Agatha, who had been executed
fifty-two years before inthe Decian persecution, was attracting numerous visitors to her relics
at Catania and many miracles had been wrought through her intercession. Eutychia was
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