Catholic Saints

Patron Saint of Employment

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

Who is the Patron Saint of Employment?
Who is the Patron Saint of Employment? The name of the Patron Saint of Employment is Saint Cajetan. 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 Cajetan the Patron Saint of Employment
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 Cajetan:

  • Saint Cajetan
  • The Patron Saint of Employment
  • Memorial Day / Feast Day: August 7
  • Date of Death of Saint Cajetan: August 7, 1547
  • Cause of Death: Natural Causes - some say grief

Prayers to Saint Cajetan the Patron Saint of Employment
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 Cajetan the Patron Saint of Employment for intercession on their behalf.

Prayer To Find A Job

Why is Saint Cajetan the Patron Saint of Employment?
Why is Saint Cajetan the Patron Saint of Employment? Why is Saint Cajetan the Patron Saint of Unemployed? Because he was always concerned with the poor who include those unfortunates who could not find a job. He founded a bank to help the poor and offer an alternative to usurers (loan sharks who charged high interest rates) which later became the Bank of Naples.

How Patron Saint of Employment is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Cajetan the Patron Saint of Employment 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 Cajetan the Patron Saint of Employment is represented in Christian Art as a Theatine monk with a winged heart.

Feast Day of Patron Saint of Employment

The Feast Day of Saint Cajetan the Patron Saint of Employment is August 7. 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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