Catholic Saints

Patron Saint of Germany

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

Who is the Patron Saint of Germany?
Who is the Patron Saint of Germany? The name of the Patron Saint of Germany is Saint Boniface. 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 Boniface the Patron Saint of Germany
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 Boniface:

  • Saint Boniface
  • The Patron Saint of Germany
  • Memorial Day / Feast Day: June 5th
  • Date of Death of Saint Boniface: A.D. 755
  • Cause of Death: Murdered by Pagans

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Prayers to Saint Boniface the Patron Saint of Germany
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 Boniface the Patron Saint of Germany for intercession on their behalf.

Prayer to St. Boniface - Patron Saint of Germany

Why is Saint Boniface the Patron Saint of Germany?
Why is Saint Boniface the Patron Saint of Germany? Because his life was sacrificed while preaching the Gospel to the pagans in Friesland (Friesland was originally part of the German empire but is now a province in the north of the Netherlands). He was martyred in Friesland at the age of seventy-five with 52 others.

How Patron Saint of Germany is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Boniface the Patron Saint of Germany 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 Boniface the Patron Saint of Germany is represented in Christian Art with a copy of the Gospels transfixed by a sword.

Feast Day of Patron Saint of Germany

The Feast Day of Saint Boniface the Patron Saint of Germany is June 5th. 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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