Religion and Saints

There are many thousands of saints that are recognized the world over. But what is a saint? Well, a saint represents holiness and is a person who we can follow with confidence or learn from.

They are regarded as of Christian faith and being in heaven after death. In life they were known for their kindness and patience.

Religion and Saints

You may or may not be aware that each occupation also had its own patron saint. These range from bakers, butchers, cobblers and even nurses. Here I have also added information as to the saints that your ancestors may have worshiped within their trade.

What you can discover here:


Religions and Saints

Patron Saint Workers and Their Feast Days

Patron Saint Workers and Their Feast Days

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Saint Valentine's Day History Lesson

Saint Valentines Day History Lesson

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National Day of Prayer

What Is National Day of Prayer All About?

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Who Is My Patron Saint?

Who Is My Patron Saint?

Have you ever wondered if you have your own patron saint? Have you asked yourself "Just who is my patron ...
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Patron Saints of Countries

Many countries have their own patron saint. Within this section I have added the origins for these special days for each nation. In time I will be adding more to this section. So please stay tuned.

List Patron Saints of Britain and Ireland

List Patron Saints of Britain and Ireland

There are four unique patron saints that are worshiped within the British Isles and Ireland. My "List Patron Saints of ...
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Scottish Flag

What Is St Andrews Day All About?

Do you know who the patron saint of Scotland is? Have you heard about St Andrews Day and do you ...
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Welsh Flag

What Is St Davids Day All About?

You are probably reading this post because you are Welsh, and you probably want to know what this St Davids ...
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What is St Georges Day All About?

What Is St Georges Day All About?

Wondered about the origin of this day in English history? Just what is this St Georges Day all about and ...
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What Is St Patricks Day All About?

What Is St Patricks Day All About?

St Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and has become famous the world over. This is particularly in the ...
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Citizenship Day

Who Is Patron Saint of United States?

There are many countries around the world that has a patron saint. We all certainly know that Saint Patrick is ...
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