The tradition tells that Saint Agata (patron saint of Catania) was closed in this church before the martyrdom of the breasts. Also in this location took place the visit of an angle and Saint Peter to Saint Agata. Saint Agata died on a February 5, 251 days after the last martyrdom on the kiln. It’s believe that the church was built in the 1400 and then destroy by the 1673 earthquake. It was rebuilt again during the next century.