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He/she was born in Caesarean operation, Palestine, city that you/they are only at the present time ruins. It is very possible that has come to the world in the penultimate decade of the century III of the Christianity among the years 281 at 287 of the current era. A hostile atmosphere existed in that time, of persecution, sacrifices against the Christian to force them to abjure of its faith. For that reason Fortunata after bloody tortures, it was beheaded October 14 among the years 298 at 302, for the Emperor Diocleciano when he/she had only 17 years of age. The same luck ran its siblings Carponio, Evaristo and Prisciano in hands of the inhuman Emperor.

The cadaver was picked up by the Christian ones and then correspondent to Naples and finally transferred Rome and buried in the catacombs in the cemetery of Calepodio, where fifteen centuries later its remains were exhumed together with a glass glass that contained its blood. From January of 1793, 05 Marcos Antonio, General Vicar of Their Sanctity Pope Tweets VI and Santiago Cardinal, secretary custodian of the body who you/they had exhumed the martyr's remains with Pope's authorization, authorized to retain, to donate or to send outside of Rome to the sacred body for the adoration of his faithful ones in any Church, oratory or chapel, don't take place this way a religious occupation. Having such an authorization, don Laime Siverine, Canon of San Marcos' Church, in charge of the care of the sacred relics, donated it to the father Brother Tadeo Ocampo, Prefect and Commissary of the School of smaller Franciscans of the School of Propaganda FIDE of Moquegua that for the year 1796 were in Rome making inherent managements to the position that occupied.

With 23 missionaries of the 29, more four legos with which it should count the School of Propaganda FIDE, Brother left Tadeo Ocampo of the Spanish Port of Cádiz October 18 1796 in the merchant frigate "Our Mrs. of Soledad" The trip was an entire odyssey, they passed thousands of incidents, sufferings, acts incredible delincuenciales, until to the two years of its departure of Cádiz, Ocampo with the religious that accompanied him, entered Moquegua October of 1798, 8 for "Portillo" where an arch of flowers rose and the main street was carpeted for the Step of the Santa that it was driven in shoulders by ladies moqueguanas and subsequently it was exposed during 24 hours in the main Church, then he/she moved to San Francisco's Church where it was adoration object on behalf of the town for eight days. 12 in the same month and year the saint's body was authenticated by the priest Parish priest of Moquegua Lorenzo Vizcarra Hurtado of Mendoza in presence of the authorities of the city.



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