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George objected, was imprisonment and tortured, but he stayed true to his faith. This story is not the reason he is patron saint of England.The Feast of Saint George is still celebrated by Palestinians in the Monastery of St George near Bethlehem. Richard the Lionheart adopted St George as his protector after visiting his shrine while on the Crusades - his troops said a vision of the saint inspired them to victory. The legend of St George and the Dragon is said to have been brought back to England by the Crusaders. It was here already before him in the south and east of Ireland, probably due to traders and contacts with the continent. We celebrate Patrick in a special way because of his outstanding efforts and achievement in converting much of the north and west of Ireland.Why did that story about snakes become associated with Patrick?Maybe you lost your job and are unable to find meaningful employment. Whatever challenges you are facing in life– know that there is a powerful Saint of the early Church who eagerly awaits your call for help.Whatever your suffering is on a physical, fiscal, mental, emotional or spiritual level, one thing is certain – your problem appears to be immoveable, impassable, and simply impossible to solve! Even now, in our present age, he stands ready to robustly assist you in the seemingly impossible problems of life. A Saint who was ordinary until Christ made him extraordinary.Eastern Orthodox images of Saint George slaying a dragon often include a young maiden looking on.
Perhaps your marriage needs healing or you are newly bereaved.
According to various hagiographies, Januarius was born in Benevento to a rich patrician family that traced its descent to the Caudini tribe of the Samnites.
At a young age of 15, he became local priest of his parish in Benevento, which at the time was relatively pagan.
St George is said to have been born in 270 AD in Lydda, Roman Palestine.
In 302 Diocletian decreed that every Christian soldier in the army should be arrested and all other soldiers should offer a sacrifice to the Roman gods.