Saints related to Patron-of-candle-makers

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  • St. Ambrose
    St. Ambrose was elected Bishop of Milan in 374 and worked tirelessly in his diocese to prevent the spread of Arianism. He courageously stood against the Empress Justina and her assaults on the Church. His writings have always been highly esteemed; he is both a Church Father and a Doctor of the Church.
  • St. Bernard of Clairvaux
    St Bernard of Clairvaux was born of a noble family in 1090. After the death of his mother, he joined the Cistercian order and persuaded four of his brothers to enter with him. Bernard eventually became Abbot of Clairvaux and founded many other monasteries as well. He wrote several works and was declared a Doctor of the CHurch by Pope Pius VIII.
  • St. Maurus
    St. Maurus was born a Roman noble in the sixth century. He became St. Benedict's assistant at age twelve. It is believed that St. Maurus rescued St. Placidus from drowning. He died around 584 A.D.