St. Lydia Purpuraria - 3rd August

  • Posted on: 2 August 2017
  • By: holyghostchurch

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.