Catholic Saints

Patron Saint of Music

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

Who is the Patron Saint of Music?
Who is the Patron Saint of Music? The name of the Patron Saint of Music is Saint Cecilia. 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 Cecilia the Patron Saint of Music
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 Cecilia:

  • Saint Cecilia
  • The Patron Saint of Music
  • Memorial Day / Feast Day: November 22nd
  • Date of Death of Saint Cecilia: A.D. 280
  • Cause of Death: Stabbed to death

Click the following link for a detailed Biography of Saint Cecilia the Patron Saint of Music.

Prayers to Saint Cecilia the Patron Saint of Music
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 Cecilia the Patron Saint of Music for intercession on their behalf.

Prayer to St. Cecilia - Patron Saint of Music

Why is Saint Cecilia the Patron Saint of Music?
Why is Saint Cecilia the Patron Saint of Music? Because she sang to God, when she prayed. She could hear heavenly music and as she died, she also sang to God.

How Patron Saint of Music is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Cecilia the Patron Saint of Music 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 Cecilia the Patron Saint of Music is represented in Christian Art playing some musical instrument.

Feast Day of Patron Saint of Music

The Feast Day of Saint Cecilia the Patron Saint of Music is November 22nd. 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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