There is a patron for virtually every cause, profession or special interest. The following facts provides fast information about Saint Benedict:
- Saint Benedict
- The Patron Saint of Kidneys and kidney disease
- Memorial Day / Feast Day: March 21st
- Date of Death of Saint Benedict: 543
- Cause of Death: Natural Causes
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Prayers to Saint Benedict the Patron Saint of Kidneys
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 Benedict the Patron Saint of Kidneys for intercession on their behalf.
Prayer for Bodily ills to Our Lady of Lourdes
Why is Saint Benedict the Patron Saint of Kidneys?
Why is Saint Benedict the Patron Saint of Kidneys? Because his dedication to God was so respected that the monks of a neighboring monastery asked him to be their abbot. Unfortunately, Saint Benedict's discipline was so harsh that the monks attempted to remove him by poisoning his kidneys with poisoned drink and bread. The attempt failed and he escaped back to his mountain refuge.
How Patron Saint of Kidneys is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Benedict the Patron Saint of Kidneys 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 Benedict the Patron Saint of Kidneys is represented in Christian Art with a broken pitcher, glass, or wine-cup is in allusion to the attempt of the monks to poison him with a cup of wine
Feast Day of Patron Saint of Kidneys
The Feast Day of Saint Benedict the Patron Saint of Kidneys is March 21st. 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.