Irene, Chionia, and Agape of Thessalonica (d. 304)

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Irene, Chionia, and Agape of Thessalonica (d. 304)

Sister saints. Name variations: Irena, Chione and Agape. Died in 304.

At the time of Diocletian, the crime of being in possession of the Holy Scriptures was punishable by death. When three sisters in Thessalonica—Irene, Chionia, and Agape—were accused of this transgression, they were burned alive in the year 304. Their feast day is April 3.

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