Catholic Saints

Patron Saint of Soldiers

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

Who is the Patron Saint of Soldiers?
Who is the Patron Saint of Soldiers? The name of the Patron Saint of Soldiers is Saint Adrian. 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 Adrian the Patron Saint of Soldiers
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 Adrian:

  • Saint Adrian
  • The Patron Saint of Soldiers
  • Memorial Day / Feast Day: September 8th
  • Date of Death of Saint Adrian: 290
  • Cause of Death: His limbs were struck off on a blacksmith's anvil, and he was afterwards beheaded.

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Prayers to Saint Adrian the Patron Saint of Soldiers
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 Adrian the Patron Saint of Soldiers for intercession on their behalf.

Why is Saint Adrian the Patron Saint of Soldiers?
Why is Saint Adrian the Patron Saint of Soldiers? Because of his courage. He is much reverenced in Flanders, Germany and the north of France.

How Patron Saint of Soldiers is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Adrian the Patron Saint of Soldiers 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 Adrian the Patron Saint of Soldiers is represented in Christian Art armed with an anvil and a sword, or an axe.

Feast Day of Patron Saint of Soldiers
The Feast Day of Saint Adrian the Patron Saint of Soldiers is September 8th. 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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