Catholic Saints

Patron Saint of Gardeners

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

Who is the Patron Saint of Gardeners?
Who is the Patron Saint of Gardeners? The name of the Patron Saint of Gardeners is Saint Phocas. 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 Phocas the Patron Saint of Gardeners
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 Phocas:

  • Saint Phocas
  • The Patron Saint of Gardeners
  • Memorial Day / Feast Day: July 23rd
  • Date of Death of Saint Phocas: A.D. 303
  • Cause of Death: Beheaded

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Prayers to Saint Phocas the Patron Saint of Gardeners
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 Phocas the Patron Saint of Gardeners for intercession on their behalf.

Why is Saint Phocas the Patron Saint of Gardeners?
Why is Saint Phocas the Patron Saint of Gardeners? Because this was his profession and he used his crops to feed the poor.

How Patron Saint of Gardeners is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Phocas the Patron Saint of Gardeners 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 Phocas the Patron Saint of Gardeners is represented in Christian Art in the dress and with the implements of a gardener.

Feast Day of Patron Saint of Gardeners
The Feast Day of Saint Phocas the Patron Saint of Gardeners is July 23rd. 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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