Catholic Saints

Patron Saint of Internet

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

Who is the Patron Saint of Internet?
Who is the Patron Saint of Internet? The name of the Patron Saint of Internet is Saint Isidore. 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 Isidore the Patron Saint of Internet
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 Isidore:

  • Saint Isidore of Seville
  • Despite being born over a thousand years before the invention of the computer, Saint Isidore of Seville has been named the Patron Saint of the Internet.
  • Memorial Day / Feast Day: April 4
  • Date of Death of Saint Isidore: April 4, 636
  • Cause of Death: Natural Causes

Click the following link for a detailed Biography of Saint Isidore the Patron Saint of Internet.

Prayers to Saint Isidore the Patron Saint of Internet
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 Isidore the Patron Saint of Internet for intercession on their behalf.

Prayer to St. Isidore

Why is Saint Isidore the Patron Saint of Internet?
Why is Saint Isidore the Patron Saint of Internet? Because this saint best reflected the ideals of Internet Users and website designers.  Isidore was the first Christian writer to take on the task of compiling a summary of Catholic theology in the form of his most important work, the Etymologiae. Its title was taken from the method he used in the transcription of his era's knowledge and was similar to a dictionary. This method gave his work a structure similar to that of the database.

How Patron Saint of Internet is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Isidore the Patron Saint of Internet 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 Isidore the Patron Saint of Internet is represented in Christian Art in the clothes of a Bishop holding a pen while surrounded by a swarm of bees.

Feast Day of Patron Saint of Internet
The Feast Day of Saint Isidore the Patron Saint of Internet is April 4. 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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