Catholic Saints

Patron Saint of Fishermen

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

Who is the Patron Saint of Fishermen?
Who is the Patron Saint of Fishermen? The name of the Patron Saint of Fishermen is Saint Peter. 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 Peter the Patron Saint of Fishermen
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 Peter:

  • Saint Peter
  • The Patron Saint of Fishermen
  • Memorial Day / Feast Day: June 29th
  • Date of Death of Saint Peter: A.D. 64
  • Cause of Death: Crucified with his head downwards

Click the following link for a detailed Biography of Saint Peter the Patron Saint of Fishermen.

Prayers to Saint Peter the Patron Saint of Fishermen
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 Peter the Patron Saint of Fishermen for intercession on their behalf.

Why is Saint Peter the Patron Saint of Fishermen?
Why is Saint Peter the Patron Saint of Fishermen? Because because he was himself a fisherman.

How Patron Saint of Fishermen is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Peter the Patron Saint of Fishermen 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 Peter the Patron Saint of Fishermen is represented in Christian Art with are keys, in allusion to his custody of the portals of Heaven, and a book or scroll. (See the above picture)

Feast Day of Patron Saint of Fishermen
The Feast Day of Saint Peter the Patron Saint of Fishermen is June 29th. 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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