Feast Day : March 31
Patronage: Scrofulous diseases, struma
According to the legendary Acts of Sts. Peter and Balbina, Balbina was baptized by Pope St. Alexander I (r.105–115). She was martyred and was buried near her father in the Praetextus catacomb on the Via Appia of Rome. Her relics were later enshrined in St. Balbina’s Church on the Aventine.