St. Tabitha

St. Tabitha the Widow, also known by her Greek name Dorcas, appears in Scripture in the book of Acts. She is identified there as a very charitable woman and a devout follower of Jesus who would make clothing for the poor until she fell ill and died. When St. Peter heard of her passing, he visited her town and prayed over her corpse, and she was miraculously restored to life.

Lifetime: 1st century
Region: Israel
Patronages: Tailors and seamstresses
Iconograpy: Woman holding cuts of fabric
Feast Day: October 25

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