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Patron Saints Names
This page contains a list of Patron Saints Names. Click one of the links for access to the history, facts and information of each of the Patron Saints names which appear on the list. Information leading from the list of Patron Saints Names includes details of the life of the Saints, their deaths, their Feast Days and how each of the Patron Saints are depicted, or represented in Christian Art. Our list of Patron Saints Names are quite comprehensive.

Patron Saints A - Z Names Index
The following list details Patron Saints names. Click on one of the following Patron Saints names for the story of the Patron Saint that you would like to know more about and details of their patronage.

Saint Adrian
Saint Agatha

Saint Agnes
St Alban
Saint Alexis
Saint Ambrose
Saint Andrew
Saint Anthony
Saint Anthony of Padua
Saint Apollonia
Saint Augustine, Bishop of Hippo
Saint Barbara
St Barnabas
Saint Bartholomew
Saint Benedict
St Bernard
Saint Bernardino of Sienna
Saint Blaise
Saint Bonaventura
Saint Boniface
Saint Bridget
Saint Catherine
Saint Cecilia
St Charles Borromeo
Saint Christina
Saint Christopher
Saint Clare
Saint Clement
Saint David
Saint Denis
St Dominic
Saint Dorothy
Saint Dunstan
Saint Edmund
Saint Elmo
Saint Eligius
St Euphemia
Saint Eustace
Saint Felicitas
Saint Florian
Saint Francis of Assisi
Saint Francis Xavier
Saint Genevieve
Saint George
Saint Giles
Saint Gregory
Saint Helena
St Hippolytus
Saint Hubert
Saint Ignatius

Patron Saints Names - What is a Patron Saint?
What is the definition and the meaning of the Patron Saints and why were these people chosen to become patrons of causes, professions and countries? There are many Christians who have been afforded this title as can be seen from the list of Patron Saints Names.

Patron Saints Names - Definition of a Saint
The term 'Saint' is used in Christian religions, including the Roman Catholic religion, to describe a person who is perceived of being an example of great holiness and virtue and considered capable of interceding with God on behalf of a person who prayed to them.

Patron Saints Names - Definition of a Patron
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. There is a patron for virtually every cause, country, profession or special interest. There are two categories of saints: martyrs and confessors. The Roman Catholic Church has an official process for creating saints.

Patron Saints Names - Martyrs and Confessors
There are two categories of saints: martyrs and confessors and both of these are detailed in the list of Patron Saints Names. What is the difference between a martyr and a confessor? A Christian martyr is regarded as one who is put to death for his Christian faith or convictions. Confessors are people who died natural deaths. Many Christian martyrs and Patron Saints suffered cruel and torturous deaths like stoning, crucifixion, and burning at the stake. The word 'martyr' comes from the Greek word translated "witness." Martyrdom is the result of religious persecution.

Patron Saints Names A - Z Index

Saint Ignatius Loyola
Saint James the Less
Saint James the Greater
St Januarius
Saint Jerome
Saint John Nepomuk
Saint John the Baptist
Saint John the Evangelist
St Julian Hospitaller
Saint Justina
St Lawrence
Saint Leonard
Saint Longinus
Saint Lucy
Saint Luke
Saint Margaret of Antioch
Saint Mark
Saint Martha
Saint Martin
St Mary Magdalene
Saint Matthew
Saint Matthias
Saint Maurice
Saint Michael the Archangel
Saint Nicholas
Saint Pancras
Saint Pantaleon
Saint Patrick
Saint Paul
Saint Peter
Saint Peter Martyr
Saint Philip
Saint Phocas
Saint Roch
Saint Saint Romanus of Rouen
St Rosalia
Saint Sebastian
Saint Stephen
Saint Swithin
St Thecla
Saint Theresa
Saint Thomas
Saint Thomas Aquinas
Saint Ursula
Saint Victor
St Victor of Marseilles
Saint Vincent
Saint Vincent de Paul
Saint Vitus
Saint Winifrid
Saint Yves

Patron Saints Names
The names of the most popular of the Patron Saints are St. Saint Adrian, St. Andrew, St. Anthony, St. Augustine, St. Barnabas, St. Bartholomew, St. Benedict, St. Bernard, St. Bonaventura, St. Boniface, St. Bridget, St. Catherine, St. Cecilia, St. Christina, St. Christopher, St. Clare, St. David, St. Denis, St. Elmo, St. Francis of Assisi, St. George, St. Gregory, St. Ignatius Loyola, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, St. Lucy, St. Luke, St. Margaret, St. Mark, St. Martin, St. Mary Magdalen, St. Matthew, St. Michael the Archangel, St. Nicholas, St. Patrick, St. Paul, St. Peter, St. Philip, St. Roche, St. Stephen, St. Theresa, St. Thomas, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Ursula, St. Vincent and St. Vitus.

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