Saint Andrew

“Saint Andrew” redirects here. For other uses, see Saint Andrew (disambiguation). Andrew the Apostle Saint Andrew the Apostle by Artus Wolffort Apostle Born Early 1st century Bethsaida, Judea, Roman Empire Died Mid- to late 1st century Patras, Achaia, Roman Empire Venerated in All of Christianity Canonized Apostolic age by Pre-congregation Feast 30 November Attributes Old man with long (in the East often untidy) white hair and beard, holding the Gospel Book or scroll, sometimes leaning on a saltire Patronage Scotland, Barbados, […]

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Saint George

“St George” redirects here. For other uses, see Saint George (disambiguation). Saint George of Lydda Saint George, 1472, by Carlo Crivelli Martyr Born 280 AD Lydda, Syria Palaestina, Roman Empire[1][2] Died 23 April 303 Nicomedia, Bithynia, Roman Empire[1][2] Venerated in Roman Catholic Church Anglican Communion Lutheranism Eastern Orthodox Church Church of the East Oriental Orthodoxy Major shrine Church of Saint George, Lod, Israel Feast 23 April/6 May (Saint George’s Day) Attributes Clothed as a soldier in a suit of armour or […]

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Saint Patrick

“Patrick of Ireland” redirects here. For the 14th-century writer, see Master Patrick of Ireland. For other uses, see Saint Patrick (disambiguation). Saint Patrick Born Great Britain Honored in Catholic Church Eastern Catholic Churches Eastern Orthodox Church Anglicanism Lutheranism Major shrine Armagh, Northern Ireland Glastonbury Abbey, England Feast 17 March (Saint Patrick’s Day) Patronage Ireland, Nigeria, Montserrat, Archdiocese of New York, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, Boston, Rolla, Missouri (USA), Loíza, Puerto Rico, Murcia (Spain), engineers, paralegals, Archdiocese of Melbourne; invoked […]

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Saint David

Saint David Stained glass, Our Lady and Saint Non’s chapel, St Davids, Wales, 1934 Bishop Born Date unknown, c.500 Caerfai, Pembrokeshire, Wales Died March 1, 589 St David’s, Pembrokeshire, Wales Honored in Catholic Church, Anglican Communion, Orthodox Church Major shrine St David’s Cathedral, Pembrokeshire, Wales shrine largely extant, controversial bones in casket Feast March 1 Attributes Bishop with a dove, usually on his shoulder, sometimes standing on a raised hillock Patronage Wales; Pembrokeshire; vegetarians; poets Controversy The earliest of the […]

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Valentines Day

This article is about the liturgical celebration and romantic holiday. For Brazil’s Dia de São Valentim, see Dia dos Namorados. For uses of Valentine, see Valentine. For other uses, see Valentine’s Day (disambiguation). Saint Valentine’s Day Antique Valentine’s card Also called Valentine’s Day Feast of Saint Valentine Observed by People in many countries; Anglican Communion (see calendar), Eastern Orthodox Church (see calendar), Lutheran Church (see calendar) Type Cultural, Christian, commercial Significance Feast day of Saint Valentine; the celebration of Love and […]

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Saint Valentine

Saint Valentine Saint Valentine receives a rosary from the Virgin, by David Teniers III Bishop and Martyr Born unknown Died traditionally ca. 269[1] but see text Honored in Roman Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church Western-Rite Orthodox Church Anglican Communion Lutheranism, and individual Baptist churches Feast February 14 (Anglican Church & Lutheran Church) July 30 (Eastern Orthodox Church) Attributes birds; roses; bishop with a crippled or a child with epilepsy at his feet; bishop with a rooster nearby; bishop refusing to […]

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