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Our Lady of the Assumption
   is patron saint of   
Acadians (Cajuns)
Our Lady of Consolation
   is patron saint of   
Senior Citizens
St Agatha
   is patron saint of   
Nurses
Martyred c. 250
St Agnes
   is patron saint of   
Girls
Suffered martyrdom at age 13 in 304
St Aloysius Gonzaga
   is patron saint of   
Youth
1568-1591; Italian Jesuit
St Ambrose
   is patron saint of   
Bee Keepers
St Andrew
   is patron saint of   
Fishermen
St Andrew
   is patron saint of   
Golf
St Anthony
   is patron saint of   
Gravediggers
Known as Anthony of Egypt, Anthony the Abbot, Anthony the Great. subject of paintings by Hieronymus Bosch, Mathias Grünwald, and Salvador Dalí. d. ca. 350, approx 100 yrs old.
St Anthony of Padua
   is patron saint of   
American Indians
St Anthony of Padua
   is patron saint of   
Lost Articles
1195-1231; also patron of the poor and the oppressed
St Armand
   is patron saint of   
Hoteliers
St Augustine
   is patron saint of   
Brewers
St Barbara
   is patron saint of   
Miners
She is saint as well of artillerymen, military engineers, and all those associated with explosions.
St Benedict
   is patron saint of   
Monks
Saint Benedict of Nursia (c. 480 – 543), born at Nursia (Norcia), Italy, was the founder of western monasticism. Many of those monastic men and women belong to a Christian religious order named in his honor, the Order of Saint Benedict.
St Benedict
   is patron saint of   
Speleologists
Speleology is the scientific study of caves and other karst features, their make-up, structure, physical properties, history, life forms, the processes by which they form and change over time.
St Blaise
   is patron saint of   
Healthy Throats
Beheaded, c. 316
St Blaise
   is patron saint of   
Veterinarians
St Brendan
   is patron saint of   
Sailors
Known as Brendan the Navigator; born 460, County Kerry, Ireland
St Brigid of Ireland
   is patron saint of   
Milk Maids
453-523
St Catherine of Alexandria
   is patron saint of   
Philosophers
Ca. 287- ca. 305, martyred; one of Joan of Arc's "voices"
St Cecilia
   is patron saint of   
Musicians
St Cecilia
   is patron saint of   
Singers
St Charles Borromeo
   is patron saint of   
Apple Orchards
1538-1584
St Claude
   is patron saint of   
Sculptors
St Columbanus
   is patron saint of   
Motorcyclist
St Crispin
   is patron saint of   
Cobblers
St Dominic De Guzman
   is patron saint of   
Astronomers
1170-1221
St Dominic Salvio
   is patron saint of   
Juvenile Delinquents
Died at age 15 in 1857; "What beautiful thing I see," his dying words.
St Dorothea
   is patron saint of   
Florists
St Dymphna
   is patron saint of   
The Mentally Ill
St Edward the Confessor
   is patron saint of   
Kings
St Elizabeth of Hungary
   is patron saint of   
Bakers
1207-1231; also patron the homeless and widows
St Emygdius
   is patron saint of   
Against Earthquakes
B. 303; sometimes called Emidius; bishop and martry
St Fiacre
   is patron saint of   
Taxi Drivers
St Florian
   is patron saint of   
Firemen
Officer of the Roman army, protector from fire and water, patron of Poland
St Francis De Sales
   is patron saint of   
Journalists
1567-1622; Doctor of the Church
St Francis of Assisi
   is patron saint of   
Animals
St Francis Xavier Cabrini
   is patron saint of   
Emigrants
1850, Lombardy, Italy-1917, Chicago, Illinois
St Gabriel
   is patron saint of   
Broadcasters
St Gabriel
   is patron saint of   
Diplomats
St George
   is patron saint of   
Soldiers
St Giles
   is patron saint of   
Horses
St Gregory the Great
   is patron saint of   
Popes
64th Pope
St Gregory the Great
   is patron saint of   
Teachers
540-604; Doctor of the Church
St Honoratus
   is patron saint of   
Bakers
St Isadore
   is patron saint of   
Laborers
C. 1070-1130; also known as Isadore the Farmer
St James
   is patron saint of   
Pilgrims
St Jerome Emiliani
   is patron saint of   
Orphans
1481-1537; cared for orphans and abandoned children
St Jerome
   is patron saint of   
Librarians
St John Bosco
   is patron saint of   
Editors
St John Chrysostom
   is patron saint of   
Orators
347-407; name means "golden mouthed"
St John of the Cross
   is patron saint of   
Mystics
Doctor of the Church, 1542-1591
St John of God
   is patron saint of   
Heart Patients
1495-1550; Portuguese-born and important religious figure of Spain
St Joseph
   is patron saint of   
Carpenters
St Joseph
   is patron saint of   
Fathers
Earthly father of Jesus
St Joseph of Arimathea
   is patron saint of   
Funeral Directors
Provider of the tomb for the burial of Jesus
St Joseph of Cupertino
   is patron saint of   
Air Travelers
17th century Italian saint known for his ability to levitate
St Joseph
   is patron saint of   
Wine Growers
St Jude
   is patron saint of   
Desperate Situations
Or hopeless causes; one of the original 12 apostles of Jesus, sometimes called Thaddeus
St Julien
   is patron saint of   
Hoteliers
St Laurence
   is patron saint of   
Cooks
St Louise
   is patron saint of   
Barbers
St Lucy
   is patron saint of   
Eye Health
B. ca. 283, martyred including having her eyes torn out; name means bringer of light
St Luke
   is patron saint of   
Artists and Creatives
Author of the Gospel according to Luke. Legend has it that he was also a painter.
St Martha
   is patron saint of   
Cooks
St Martin of Tours
   is patron saint of   
Reformed Alcoholics
C. 316-397; tomb was object of pilgrimages until destroyed in 1562 in the religious wars
St Matthew
   is patron saint of   
Tax Collectors
St Mennas
   is patron saint of   
Pilgrims
St Michael
   is patron saint of   
Grocers
St Monica
   is patron saint of   
Married Women
333-387; mother of St Augustine
St Nicholas
   is patron saint of   
Children
St Paula
   is patron saint of   
Widows
347-402
St Paul
   is patron saint of   
Greece
St Raymond Nonnatus
   is patron saint of   
Falsely Accused
Spanish monk and cardinal, d. 1239
St Roche
   is patron saint of   
Invalids
St Sebastian
   is patron saint of   
Archers
Was shot by Roman archers and left for dead, survived only to be later beaten to death
St Sebastian
   is patron saint of   
Pin Makers
St Stephen
   is patron saint of   
Bricklayers
St Teresa of Avila
   is patron saint of   
Headache Sufferers
1515-1582; Spanish mystic and Carmelite nun
St Therese of Lisieux
   is patron saint of   
Florists
Known as the Little Flower
St Thomas Aquinas
   is patron saint of   
Students
Doctor of the Church
St Thomas More
   is patron saint of   
Lawyers
1478-1535; English lawyer, author and Lord Chancellor, executed for treason
St Valentine
   is patron saint of   
Lovers
D. ca. 269; also patron saint of greeting card manufacturers
St Venerius
   is patron saint of   
Lighthouse Keepers
St Vincent
   is patron saint of   
Wine Merchants
St Vitus
   is patron saint of   
Dancers
St Walter of Pontnoise
   is patron saint of   
Prisoners of War
11th century; also known as Walter Gautier
St Zita
   is patron saint of   
Domestic Servants


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