Patron Saint for 2011

So, I went over to The Anchoress this morning, and she has a link to a Patron Saint Generator. Be sure to read her little article detailing how the tradition of picking a New Year’s saint works.

I was chosen by St. Peter the Apostle. Feast is June 29. Patron of (among other things and places):

against fever
against foot problems
against frenzy
bakers
bridge builders
butchers
clock makers
cobblers
fishermen
harvesters
locksmiths
longevity
masons
net makers
papacy
ship builders
shipwrights
stone masons
Universal Church
watch makers

Berlin, Germany, archdiocse of
Jackson, Mississippi, diocese of
Las Vegas, Nevada, diocese of
Marquette, Michigan, diocese of
Peterborough, Ontario, diocese of
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, archdiocese of
Providence, Rhode Island, diocese of
Scranton, Pennsylvania, diocese of

Chartres, France
Chatillon, Aosta, Italy
Cluny, France
Cologne, Germany
Exeter College, Oxford, England
London, England
Mdina, Malta
Montpellier, France
Morbegno, Italy
Nadur, Gozo, Malta
Namibe, Angola, diocese of
Poznan, Poland
Regensburg, Germany
Rome, Italy
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Sint Pieters Rode, Belgium
Umbria, Italy
Worms, Germany

Bath Abbey
Berchtesgaden Abbey
Corbie Abbey

Well, that’s a whole list of super practical things. Perhaps he’ll be helping me get my house in order this year? ^_^ Well, we’ll have to see.

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Z. Malfoy is a practicing Catholic-with-an-"interesting"-past. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Music Education (Spec. Voice) from Loyola University New Orleans, and has since taken a few business courses to expand her knowledge base. In her free time, she studies belly-dance, alchemy, theology, and various skills related to self-sufficiency. She also enjoys reading science fiction, refreshing her French, and watching anime. She recently started with learning Krav Maga and Russian.

3 thoughts on “Patron Saint for 2011

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  2. Noli me calcare too….or I’ll scratch their eyes out! Great blog ZMalfoy! I’m on my way over to get picked by a saint…thanks for the link.

    Ad rem (aka ‘the kitty’)

    PS..is the ^–^ of feline persuasion?

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