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Saints related to Patron-of-horses

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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. George
    While St. George generally is depicted slaying a dragon, little is actually known for sure about the events of his life, except that he was martyred during the Diocletian persecution around the year 304.
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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. Martin of Tours
    St. Martin of Tours was born a pagan in 316. During his time in the Roman army, he saw an old man shivering in the cold and gave the old man half his cloak. He converted to Christianity after seeing a vision of Christ that night, wearing the half of his cloak and telling his angels the story.
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  • St. Stephen
    St. Stephen is considered the first Christian martyr. He was dragged away by an angry mob while preaching the Gospel in the streets and stoned to death. His demise came as a result of a speech during which he chastised opponents by comparing them to past Israelites bound to blasphemy and idolatry.
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  • St. Vincent de Paul
    St. Vincent De Paul was born poor in Pouy, Gascony, France on April 24, 1580. He was ordained a priest in 1601. He founded what became the Lazarists or Congregation of the Priests of the Mission, and many other groups to help the poor, sick, and unemployed. He died on Sept. 27, 1660.
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