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Saints related to Patron-of-vintners

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  • St. John the Evangelist
    Born to Zebedee and Salome, St. John the Evangelist grew up around the sea of Galilee. He is one of the most privileged of the disciples, witnessing the transfiguration. He was the only disciple who was stood at the foot of the cross during Christ's passion and after Jesus' death, St. John had the great honor of being the guardian of the Blessed Virgin Mary. He is also credited with writing three Epistles and the fourth Gospel and the book of Revelation.
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  • St. Lawrence
    St. Lawrence was a deacon who lived in the 3rd century, a time of great persecution of Christians in Rome. He was brought before a judge, who ordered a slow, painful death, that he be grilled over a small fire. As he was dying, St. Lawrence joke, "Turn me over, I'm done on this side."
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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. Walter of Pontoise
    St. Walter Of Pontnoise was born in 1030 at Picardy, France. King Philip I named him the initial abbot at the new Pontoise monastery. He tried twice to leave the post, even asking Pope Gregory VII for release from the position, so he could live in solitude. The pope refused. Walter opposed secular clergy evil and simony, the selling of church offices. He died on Good Friday, 1099.
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