Saints related to Patron-of-poland

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  • St. Casimir
    Patron saint of Poland and Lithuania, Prince Casimir was born in Krakow in 1461. Though raised in the royal palace, he led a life of great penance and prayer. He assisted his father in the governance of Poland and died at the the young age of 23.
  • St. Florian
    St. Florian was a third century Roman citizen who had a very prestigious position in the army in Noricum; he oversaw brigades for firefighting and for military battle. He was told to make a sacrifice to the gods, but St. Florian refused and was beaten and martyred.
  • St. Stanislaus
    St. Stanislaus was made the Bishop of Kraków, Poland in 1072. During a series of immoral acts and unjust wars waged by King Boleslaus II, Stanislaus spoke against the King's behavior and encouraged him to repent. When Boleslaus continued with his corrupt ways, St. Stanislaus excommunicated the regent. Boleslaus killed Stanislaus himself.