Saints related to Patron-of-attorneys

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  • St. Ivo of Kermartin
    Born in 1253 in Brittany, St. Ivo of Kermartin was trained as a lawyer and appointed a judge in the Rennes diocese. He especially enjoyed working with the poor and often took their cases free of charge. He later became a priest and devoted the last 19 years of his life to his parish.
  • St. Mark
    St. Mark the Evangelist, sometimes referred to as John Mark, was the author of the second Gospel, written through St. Peter's eyes. St. Mark did missionary work with St. Barnabas and St. Paul in Cyprus, and proclaimed with St. Peter and St. Paul in Rome. According to the Coptic Church, he was martyred in 68, but other sources say he died c. 74-75.
  • St. Raymond of Penafort
    St. Raymond of Penafort was born in 1175 near Barcelona, Spain. He taught philosophy and studied law. He joined the Dominicans and helped create new Church law at the request of the pope. He died in 1275.