Catholic Saints

Patron Saint of Boys

  • Who is the Patron Saint of Boys?
  • Why is Saint Nicholas the Patron Saint of Boys?
  • Short, concise biography of Saint Nicholas the Patron Saint of Boys
  • History, Life, Biography, Facts and Information about Saint Nicholas
  • Fast, concise facts and information about Saint Nicholas the Patron Saint of Boys
  • How Patron Saint of Boys is represented in Christian Art
  • Patron Saint of Boys

Who is the Patron Saint of Boys?
Who is the Patron Saint of Boys? The name of the Patron Saint of Boys is Saint Nicholas. What is the meaning of a Patron Saint and why were these people chosen to become patrons of causes, professions and countries?

The term 'Patron' is used in Christian religions, including the Roman Catholic religion, to describe holy and virtuous men and women who are considered to be a defender of a specific group of people or of a country.

Fast facts and information about Saint Nicholas the Patron Saint of Boys
A patron is considered to be a defender of a specific group of people or of a nation.

There is a patron for virtually every cause, profession or special interest. The following facts provides fast information about Saint Nicholas:

  • Saint Nicholas
  • The Patron Saint of Boys
  • Memorial Day / Feast Day: December 6th
  • Date of Death of Saint Nicholas: 6 December 346
  • Cause of Death: Natural Causes

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Prayers to Saint Nicholas the Patron Saint of Boys
There is a patron for virtually every cause, country, profession or special interest. Prayers are considered more likely to be answered by asking a patron, such as Saint Nicholas the Patron Saint of Boys for intercession on their behalf.

Why is Saint Nicholas the Patron Saint of Boys?
Why is Saint Nicholas the Patron Saint of Boys? Because he restored to life three school-boys whom a wicked innkeeper had murdered and salted in a tub.

How Patron Saint of Boys is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Nicholas the Patron Saint of Boys in paintings, stained glass windows, illuminated manuscripts, architecture and other forms of Christian art. The artistic representations reflect the life or death of saints, or an aspect of life with which the person is most closely associated. Saint Nicholas the Patron Saint of Boys is represented in Christian Art with three naked boys rising out of a tub or by three golden balls embroidered on his cope, or placed on a copy of the Gospels in his hand.

Feast Day of Patron Saint of Boys
The Feast Day of Saint Nicholas the Patron Saint of Boys is December 6th. The origin of Feast Days: most saints have specially designated feast days and are associated with a specific day of the year and these are referred to as the saint's feast day. The feast days first arose from the very early Christian custom of the annual commemoration of martyrs on the dates of their deaths at the same time celebrating their birth into heaven.

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