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St. Sophia and Her Three Daughters: Faith, Hope and Love, commemorated September 17th. "Thou didst blossom in the courts of the Lord as a fruitful olive tree, O holy Martyr Sophia; in thy contest thou didst offer to Christ the sweet fruit of thy womb, Love, Hope and Faith. With them intercede for us all." Sophia Icons, Orthodox Saint Icons, St. Sophia, Daughters Faith, Orthodox Christian, Greek Orthodox Saint, Orthodox Icons Saint, Icons Orthodoxi, Saint Sophia
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St. Sofia and her daughters - Faith, Hope and Charity (Love), early Christian martyrs
Saint Sophia and her three daughters Faith, Hope and Love. St. Sophia was a widow with three daughters living in Rome in the time of Emperor Hadrian. Her daughters were Faith (age 12), Hope (age 10) & Love (age 9). The four of them were brought before Hadrian and commanded to sacrifice to the goddess Artemis. They stood steadfast with their arms entwined and instead gave glory to Jesus Christ.