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Saints related to Patron-of-blacksmiths

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  • St. Dunstan
    St. Dunstan was born near Glastonbury, England in the year 909. He became abbot of Glastonbury and restored several monasteries that had been demolished by the Danes during their incursions.
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  • St. Giles
    While there is not much known about Saint Giles, he was a popular saint during the Middle Ages. Born in the seventh century somewhere in Greece, he became a hermit in France, seeking solitude in the woods. Later some disciples joined him and they formed the monastery of St. Gilles. He is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers.
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  • St. James the Greater
    St. James the Greater was one of the original twelve apostles. The son of Zebedee, he is often referred to as “the Greater” as a way of distinguishing him from the apostle James, brother of Jude. St. James the Greater preached in Spain and was later martyred back in Jerusalem in the first official persecution of the Church.
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  • St. Patrick
    St. Patrick was captured by Irish pirates as a teenager. After escaping his enslavement, he became a priest, then bishop, and went back to Ireland to preach the faith. He established churches and monasteries, and converted many people.
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