Saint of the day 3rd August, We Celebrate  St Lydia Purpuraria

Saint of the day 3rd August, We Celebrate St Lydia Purpuraria

Lydia Purpuraria (1st century) was born at Thyatira (Ak-Hissar), a town in Asia Minor, famous for its dye works, (hence, her name which means purple seller). She became Paul’s first convert at Philippi.
She was baptized with her household, and Paul stayed at her home there. Her feast date is August 3.