Catholic Saints

Patron Saint of France

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

Who is the Patron Saint of France?
Who is the Patron Saint of France? The name of the Patron Saint of France is Saint Denis. 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 Denis the Patron Saint of France
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 Denis:

  • Saint Denis
  • The Patron Saint of France
  • Memorial Day / Feast Day: October 9th
  • Date of Death of Saint Denis: A.D. 272
  • Cause of Death: Beheaded at Montmarte, which means the mount of martyrs

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Prayers to Saint Denis the Patron Saint of France
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 Denis the Patron Saint of France for intercession on their behalf.

Why is Saint Denis the Patron Saint of France?
Why is Saint Denis the Patron Saint of France? Because France is where he preached the gospel. He is also the protector of sufferers of headaches due to his form of death.

How Patron Saint of France is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Denis the Patron Saint of France 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 Denis the Patron Saint of France is represented in Christian Art carrying his head in his hand.

Feast Day of Patron Saint of France
The Feast Day of Saint Denis the Patron Saint of France is October 9th. 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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