Saints Alive! | St. Olivia of Palermo

Saint Olivia is the patron of Trivigliano, Italy. Details of her life are not well known. She is thought to have lived in the 9th century in Sicily and was the daughter of a noble family. At the age of 13 she was kidnapped by Muslims and was possibly taken to Tunis. She is reported to have converted many to Christianity, arousing the wrath of Muslim authorities. It is believed she had been tortured and beheaded. St. Olivia is one of the patron saints of music. For more about this saint please click on the image. Peace be with you!