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Philomena is of Old Greek origin. It is used mainly in English and German. The name Philomena means 'strongly beloved'. From philein which means 'to love' ; philos which means 'friend' ; menos which means 'strength'.
Saint Philomena is venerated as a virgin martyr saint of the Roman Catholic Church, said to have been a young Greek princess martyred in the 4th century.
Name of a popularly-worshipped saint who is supposedly a virginmartyr.
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is a saint and martyr of the Roman Catholic Church, said to have been a young Greek princess martyred in the 4th century. Her veneration began in the early 19th century as a result of an archaeological find; after news of the find spread, several miracles were credited to her intercession. Devotion to her was especially publicised by Saint Jean Vianney, who attributed some of his works of faith healing to her aid.