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  • Saint Andrew the Apostle | About St. Andrew life | The life of St. Andrew
    When John pointed to Jesus and said Behold the Lamb of God Andrew understood that Jesus was greater and immediately left John to follow Jesus He visited in Jesus home and later brought his brother Simon Peter who Jesus also called to be an apostle It is believed that Saint Andrew and Saint Peter continued their trade as fishermen until Christ called them to a closer relationship and they left all things to follow Jesus After Christ s crucifixion and resurrection St Andrew the Apostle preached the gospel in Asia Minor and in Scythia as far as Kiev Not much is mentioned in the Book of Acts regarding the life of Saint Andrew Saint Andrew was martyred by crucifixion at Patras in Achaea in Greece Because St Andrew deemed himself unworthy to be crucified on the same type of cross on which Christ had been crucified he asked to be tied to a Crux decussata or an X shaped cross The Apostle Andrew did not die right away but instead he was left to suffer for two days while he continued to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ until he finally died Although little is mentioned in the Book of

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  • Saint Andrew Cathderal | The Cathedral of St Andrew | Shrine of St. Andrew
    Andrew Cathedral of St Petersburg Fragments can be found built into the older buildings throughout the town A site museum in Historic Scotland contains an impressive collection of stonework from all phases of the Cathedral s history from early medieval to 17th century The most important single piece is the St Andrews Sarcophagus a masterpiece of 8th century Pictish sculpture St Andrew s Roman Catholic Cathedral St Andrew s Roman Catholic Cathedral is situated on the edge of Glasgow s Merchant City on Clyde Street near the suspension bridge The cathedral is recognized as Glasgow s first major piece of Gothic revivalism in an area famous for its stately architecture St Andrew s Cathedral of St Petersburg St Andrews Cathedral of St Petersburg was conceived at the time of Peter the Great as the chapter church of Russia s first chivalric order that of Saint Andrew The most famous architect of the Nordic countries Nicodemus Tessin was called upon to design a church resembling Saint Peter s Basilica in Rome and exceeding 430 feet in length By the time the designs were completed the tsar had died and the costly project was suspended It was not until March of 1780 that the five domed pastel pink cathedral was consecrated Town of St Andrews On 16 May 1938 the cathedral was closed down its priests arrested and the bells destroyed In 1992 the cathedral of St Andrew was returned to the Russian Orthodox Church Shrine of St Andrew at St Peter s Basilica in Rome Town of St Andrew St Andrews of Scotland the town that is famous around the world as the home of golf is located on the east coast of Fife With a population of about 18 000 St Andrews is home to Scotland s oldest university the

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  • St. Andrew the Patron Saint of Scotland | Whose Patron is St. Andrew | Saint Andrew Patron Saint of unmarried women & maidens
    site of Byzantium One version of the story goes that it was at this time that St Rule brought some of st Andrew s relics to Scotland because he was warned by an angel in a dream to take the Saint s bones to the ends of the Earth The Scottish people adopted St Andrew Patron Saint of Scotland and his X shaped cross the Saltire as their symbol History does not recall what became of the relics of St Andrew that were brought to Scotland but it is likely that they were destroyed in a frenzy of religious uproar in the 16th century by protestant reformers who saw the veneration of such relics as idolatry forbidden by the teachings of the Bible The remainder of his relics were taken from Constantinople to Amalfi in southern Italy Saint Andrew patron saint of Amalfi Malta and Sicily as well as the patron saint of Russia and Romania where he is believed to have preached during his life Greece whose patron is St Andrew is the site of his martyrdom St Andrew had told Proconsul of Greece Aegeates wife that she did not have to suffer abuse from her drunken husband and

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  • St. Andrew Medal | St. Andrew Medallion | St. Andrew Pendant
    cross that he was martyred for preaching the gospel of Christ and standing up for what he believed in Patron Saint of Scotland Saint Andrew medals have special meaning for the Scots St Andrew jewelry is a wonderful way to honor the first called apostle on St Andrew s Day November 30 Your favorite fisherman or young maiden will appreciate your kindness when you present them with the gift of

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  • St. Andrews Day is celebrated on November 30th | Feast of Saint Andrew | St. Andrew's Feast Day
    it is known to locals St Andrews feast day is near to and some years coincides with the start of Advent the first Sunday following the 26th of November Among his many responsibilities St Andrew is patron saint of unmarried women so Andreasnacht is regarded as a particularly auspicious occasion for girls and young women to perform the various folkloric rituals designed to reveal the identity of future husbands Austrian Girls would traditionally perform the ritual which might be anything from divining by pouring molten lead into water to kicking a straw bed in the nude while reciting the Andreasgebet or St Andrew s Prayer All the while looking for a lucky sign of love at their feast of St Andrew St Andrew s Day however is best known as a celebration of Scottish culture Since 2006 it has been officially recognized as a national holiday in Scotland with events such as celebratory St Andrew Feast dinners happening around the nation and is marked around the world by the many St Andrew s Societies from the Americas to the Far East composed of Scottish expatriates descendents of the Scots diaspora and others who simply have an interest in all things

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  • St Andrews Cross | St Andrew gold Cross | Saint Andrew's Cross Symbol
    cross The Scottish flag proudly displays the Cross of St Andrew In 832 AD King Angus MacFergus had a dream the night before a battle where Andrew appeared to him During the battle the next day a saltire or x shaped cross like that of the St Andrew s cross appeared on the battlefield giving the Scots encouragement and causing their opponents the Northumbrians to flee the field Saint Andrew

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  • St Andrew Prayer | Prayer to St. Andrew | Saint Andrew Prayer
    most praiseworthy Andrew We laud and glorify thine apostolic labours we lovingly commemorate thy blessed coming to us we revere thine honorable sufferings which thou didst bear for Christ we venerate thy sacred relics we honour thy holy memory and firmly believe that the Lord liveth and that thy soul liveth as well and thou remainest with him for all ages in heaven where thou hast the same love for us as when thou in the Holy Spirit didst foresee our conversion to Christ and thou dost not only love us but prayest also for us unto God seeing all our needs in His light Thus we believe and this our faith we confess O Saint Andrew in the church splendidly erected in thy name and where thy relics repose and believing we ask and pray our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ that by thy prayers always heard and accepted by Him He may grant us sinners all those things needful unto our salvation that as thou according to the Lord s voice didst promptly leave thy nets and follow him unwaveringly each of us might seek not that which is his own but think rather of the profit of his neighbor and his higher calling And having thee as a representative and intercessor we have hope in thy prayers which avail much before our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to Whom belongeth all glory honor and worship with the Father and the Holy Spirit unto ages of ages Amen Saint Andrew Christmas Novena Hail and blessed be the hour and moment in which the Son of God was born of the most pure Virgin Mary at midnight in Bethlehem in piercing cold In that hour vouchsafe O my God to hear my prayer and grant my desires through

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  • Saint Andrew | Patron Saints
    Patronage of St Andrew St Andrew Medals Feast Day of St Andrew St Andrew s Cross Prayers to St Andrew Pictures About Me Pictures St Andrew s Cross text Join

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