St. Cecila Round Medal 14KT Gold
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St. Cecilia (martyr) at the young age, vowed her virginity to God, against her will Cecilia's parents married her to Valerian of Trastevere. She told her husband that she was accompanied by an angel, but in order to see it, he must be purified. After returning from the baptismal ceremony Valerian found Cecilia in prayer accompanied by a praying angel. The angel placed a crown on each of their heads, and offered Valerian a favor; the new convert asked that his brother be baptized.
The two brothers developed a ministry of giving proper burial to martyred Christians for which and martyred for their faith. Cecilia buried them at her villa on the Apprian Way,
for that action she arrested and asked to sacrifice to false Gods, and when she refused, she was martyred.
The Acta of Cecilia includes the following: "While the profane music of her wedding was heard, Cecilia was singing in her heart a hymn of love for Jesus, her true spouse." It was this phrase that led to her association with music, singers, musicians.