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December Saints

St. Francis Xavier – December 3

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St.  Francis Xavier is the  patron saint of Roman Catholic missions.

St. Nicholas    – December    6

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St. Nicholas is the patron saint  of sailors, merchants, archers, repentant thieves, children, brewers, pawnbrokers, and students in various cities and countries around Europe.

July 4 - St. Elizabeth of Portugal

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St. Ambrose    – December 7

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St. Ambrose is the patron saint of bees, beekeepers and even candle makers.

St. Lucy – December 13

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St. Lucy is the patron saint of the blind and those with eye-trouble.

St. John of the Cross – December 14

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St. John of the Cross is the patron saint of mystics and contemplatives and of Spanish poets.

St. Peter Canisius  - December 21 

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St. Peter Canisius is the patron saint of Germany.

St. John of Kanty – December 23

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St. John of Kanty is the patron saint of Poland and Lithuania.

St. Stephen – December 26

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St. Stephen is the patron saint of bricklayers and stonemasons.

St. John, the Evangelist  –  December 27

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St. John is the patron saint of love, loyalty, friendships, and authors.

St. Thomas Becket - December  29

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St. Thomas Becket is the patron saint of secular clergy (priests and deacons who serve pastorally in parishes).

Click here to download the  St. Thomas Becket coloring page.

St. Denis - October 9

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St. Maria Goretti  is the patron saint of purity, young women, and victims of assault.

St. Francois   de   Laval   -   May    6

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St. Francois   de   Laval   -   May    6

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St. Sylvester - November 23

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 St. Sylvester is the patron saint of the chivalric order called the Militia Aurata, or “of the Golden Spur”.

St. John   I   - May   18

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