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Saints related to Patron-of-travellers

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  • St. Anthony of Padua
    Wanting to join the Franciscan martyrs, St. Anthony left his native Portugal and set sail for Morocco, but his ship providentially wrecked off the coast of Italy. There St. Francis himself appointed St. Anthony to go preach. His preaching made him famous and he is still known for the astounding miracles her performed and the great conversions he brought about.
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  • St. Brendan
    St. Brendan was an Irish monk and priest who lived in the 6th century. He sailed on many missionary trips around the British Isles and founded several monasteries. He is known as one of the "Twelve Apostles of Ireland."
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  • St. Brigid of Ireland
    St. Brigid of Ireland is believed to have been born around the year 453 in Faughart, Ireland. At the age of 15, she devoted herself to the service of God, becoming a nun. She later founded several convents in Ireland and is the only native patron of Ireland.
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  • St. Joseph
    Most people recognize St. Joseph for his role in the Christmas story, as the husband of the Virgin Mary as well as the foster father of Jesus. Because of his blessed death, assisted by the Child Jesus and the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Joseph is the patron of a happy death.
    Typically shown as a robed and bearded man. Often shown with carpentry tools, a lily and the child Jesus.
  • St. Martha
    St. Martha was the sister of Mary and Lazarus. She served Jesus most literally, for he visited her home and she was the one to serve the meal and prepare the house. She is one of the few saints to have personal contact with Christ Himself.
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  • St. Raphael the Archangel
    St Raphael is one of the three Archangels mentioned in Sacred Scripture, along with Gabriel and Michael. His best known appearance is in the Old Testament book of Tobit. During this book, he does several works of healing. He is traditionally attributed as the Angel in John who stirred the waters of Bethsaida.
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  • St. Valentine
    St. Valentine was a priest who worked diligently to protect Roman Christians under the persecution of Claudius II. He was martyred in 269 A.D..
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