Every year, I have (been?) selected a patron saint from Jen’s random saint generator. In previous years, I made it kind of a private thing. This year I’d like to have a family saint. This way, we can all learn about him, pray for his intercession & celebrate his feast day.
Family Patron Saint 2014
St. Edwin of Northumbria
Feast: October 12
Patronage: Converts; Homeless People; Kings; Large Families
Personal Patron Saint 2014
St. Andrew the Apostle
Feast: November 30
Patronage: Against Gout; Against Sore Throats; Anglers; Fishermen; Maidens; Single Lay Women; Singers; Women Who Wish to Become Mothers
I would really like to become a better mother so this is a fabulous saint for me…I am in need of his intercession!
Past Year’s Patron Saints (personal)
2013 – St. Philip of Neri (Joy)
2012 – St. Florian (brewers & Firefighters)
2011 – St. Augustine (brewers)
Does your family have a patron saint?