Catholic Saints

Patron Saint of Firemen

  • Who is the Patron Saint of Firemen?
  • Why is Saint Florian the Patron Saint of Firemen?
  • Short, concise biography of Saint Florian the Patron Saint of Firemen
  • History, Life, Biography, Facts and Information about Saint Florian
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  • How Patron Saint of Firemen is represented in Christian Art
  • Patron Saint of Firemen

Who is the Patron Saint of Firemen?
Who is the Patron Saint of Firemen? The name of the Patron Saint of Firemen is Saint Florian. 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 Florian the Patron Saint of Firemen
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 Florian:

  • Saint Florian
  • The Patron Saint of Firemen
  • Memorial Day / Feast Day: May 4th
  • Date of Death of Saint Florian: A.D. 300
  • Cause of Death: Executed by Drowning

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Prayers to Saint Florian the Patron Saint of Firemen
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 Florian the Patron Saint of Firemen for intercession on their behalf.

Why is Saint Florian the Patron Saint of Firemen?
Why is Saint Florian the Patron Saint of Firemen? Because of the legend where he put out a fire with a bucket of water.

How Patron Saint of Firemen is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Florian the Patron Saint of Firemen 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 Florian the Patron Saint of Firemen is represented in Christian Art as a Roman warrior with a lance and tub and often beside a millstone.

Feast Day of Patron Saint of Firemen
The Feast Day of Saint Florian the Patron Saint of Firemen is May 4th. 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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