Saint Cecilia Pietro da Cortona (Italian, Oil on canvas. Saint Cecilia was an early Christian Martyr and holds the palm of martyrdom. She is the patron saint of music, and the portable organ seen on the left
anastpaul: “ Blessed Memorial of St Cecilia – November 22 For centuries St. Cecilia has remained one of the church’s most beloved saints. Parents give their daughters her lovely name, which means “lily of heaven.” However, all we know about Cecilia.