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    I have chosen St. Philomena to be my patron saint. Saint Philomena was born in Corfu Island, Greece. Saint Philomena was born a Greek princess and lived for 13 years. She was believed to be a Virgin Martyr. In 1802, the bones of a female between 13 and 15 were discovered in the catacomb of St.Priscilla. They were believed to be her remains.They were discovered in May. St. Philomena was found with three titles that said Lumena/ Paxte/ Cumfi. When Philomena was 13 years old she took a vow

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    When one thinks of saints a holy individual that is in heaven comes to mind. Like the Saint Patrick for example. People see saints not only as holy beings that were once alive but as the ones that they can turn to in need of assistance. At least that is what the majority of the Catholic portion of Christians believe. It is common knowledge that all Catholics are Christians seeing as it is a denomination of Christianity, but not all Christians are Catholics. Therefore, there is a difference in regards

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    Didymus is the best saint out of all the saints that have lived on this planet. For one thing, Thomas was one of Jesus’s most loyal disciples. And because he was a disciple of Jesus, he was one of the few saints to witness the miracles of God’s only child and learn from him. Additionally, he was a missionary in South Asia to dedicate his life to spread the Word of God there. As seen by the preceding information, I can say that Saint Thomas is the best saint who ever lived. If Saint Thomas isn’t recognized

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    Biography: Saint Philomena

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    not only treated her parents with respect, but she still treated and loved her neighbors as herself. In spite the fact that she was tortured, she did not fight back, harm, or express any negativity towards anyone, especially the emperor. “Pray to Saint Philomena. Whatever you ask from her, She will obtain for you.” - Pope Gregory XVI. St. Philomena is known as “The Wonder Worker”

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    Saint Appolinare Analysis

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    Saint Appolinare is the largest figure within the piece and is standing directly over the alter and below the massive cross. The gold jewel encrusted cross is contained within a bright blue circle dotted with gold stars. The green background is filled with plants, shrubs and trees all of which are coloured in varying shades of green. The green background is used to highlight and contrast the white sheep and Saint Apollinare. Most of the sheep and the saint occupy a the same ground level and plane

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    Saint Sebastian is the Patron of Saint of three things. Those three things are soldiers, athletes and those who desire a saintly death. However, in Saint Sebastian’s lifespan he shows multiple Gifts of the Holy Spirit, why he is a saint, and why he is chose to be my patron saint for my Confirmation. But, to know why he shows multiple Gifts of the Holy Spirit, why he is a saint and chosen to be the patron saint for my confirmation’ we would need the history of Saint Sebastian first. The

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    Throughout the stories told in both Mohawk Saint and The Unredeemed Captive, the unintended consequences of attempting to convert the American Indians to Christianity are powerful players in the unfolding events. When these Christian groups arrived in the New World, they came armed with the word of God that they wished to share among a group of people that have never before encountered the concept of Christianity. While eventually these relationships improved and Christians and American Indians began

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    Saints: The Correlation of Values and Standards The characteristics that develop into a reputation for sanctity depend on the social context in which the aspiring saint lives. By studying the lives of saints originating from various societal backgrounds, we can draw conclusions about the natures of these characteristics. Social class relations, societal gender roles, and attitudes towards secular occupations all contribute to our modern perception of sanctity. These varied social contexts provided

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    hear the word “Saint” they immediately categorize that person as someone who has always done good and to be very blunt is basically some holy prude. For many saints this is not the case at all. Some saints were prostitutes or even murderers before their conversion, these people eventually changed their ways and embraced their religion and did penance for their sins. Even though this is not the case for my saint, it proves the point that anyone can be a saint. The saint I chose is Saint Sarah of Laughter

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    it.” That’s what Hebrews 6:15 says. Just like Abraham, Saint Elizabeth was patient and gained what she had longed for through the grace of God. Imagine that you are Saint Elizabeth. You are disappointed that you were never blessed with a child, but you never become bitter from it. You are always humble and put God first. You and Zechariah pray every day for a child. Your prayers are never answered, but you still remain faithful to God. Saint Elizabeth of the Visitation, who is still venerated in

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