January 21 - St. Agnes of Rome (291-304)

Resources for St. Agnes of Rome, Martyr

- Suffered martyrdom at age 13!
- One of the best known and highly regarded of the Roman martyrs. Her name is still retained in the First Eucharistic Prayer.

- St. Ambrose said, "She went to the place of execution more cheerlfully than others go to their wedding."
- Patron Saint of young girls, rape survivors, and the Children of Mary
- Lamb symbolizes innocence. Like other martyrs, the palm branches symbolize martyrdom

Coloring Pages for St. Agnes

St. Agnes Colorng Page - "Y" is for Ynez/Agnes" (Saints to Color)
St. Agnes Coloring Page (SuperColoring)

"St. Agnes, pray for us."
     manuscript        cursive

St. Agnes is one of the stories shared in Golden Legend of Young Saints by Henri Daniel-Rops (age 10 and up), available on FORMED if you have a membership.

Free Youtube Videos
The Story of St. Agnes (Stories of Saints, Christian Kids TV, animated, 10 min)
Youtube Video (Catholic Online, 3 min)

Learn More About
Audio - Saint of the Day, Franciscan Media (Audio, 2 min & read about)

Lamb Paper Plate Craft Ideas
Lamb Paper Plate Craft, need a paper plate and print out this template (freekidscrafts.com)
Lamb Paper Plate Craft with cotton balls (dltk-kids)
Lamb Paper Plate Craft with cotton balls, black constr. paper, and clothes pins, also those google eyes I don't have the eyes so we'll make those out of construction paper, too. (kidfriendlythingstodo.com)

Food Ideas
Anything Lamb as the lamb is Agnes' symbol
Lamb's Wool Cotton Candy ($2/bag from Christian Dollar Store)
St. Agnes Food Ideas from Catholic Cuisine, this St. Agnes Little Lamb Popcorn Bags is easy!

Novena to St. Agnes, begin January 13

St. Agnes, pray for us!

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