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==Delivery from sudden death==
 
==Delivery from sudden death==
* St. Barbara the Great Martyr ([[December 4]])
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* St. [[Barbara of Heliopolis|Barbara the Great Martyr]] ([[December 4]])
  
 
==For a good end to one's life==
 
==For a good end to one's life==
 
* Holy [[Archangel Michael]] ([[November 8]])
 
* Holy [[Archangel Michael]] ([[November 8]])
* St. Niphon, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[September 14]])
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* St. Niphon, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 11]])
  
 
==For animals and livestock==  
 
==For animals and livestock==  
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* St. [[George the Trophy-bearer|George the Great Martyr]] (April 23)
 
* St. [[George the Trophy-bearer|George the Great Martyr]] (April 23)
 
* St. Onouphrios the Great ([[June 12]])
 
* St. Onouphrios the Great ([[June 12]])
* St. Peter of Athos (June 12)
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* St. [[Peter the Athonite|Peter of Athos]] (June 12)
 
* St. [[Simeon the God-receiver|Simeon the God-Receiver]] ([[February 3]])
 
* St. [[Simeon the God-receiver|Simeon the God-Receiver]] ([[February 3]])
  
 
==For care and protection of infants==
 
==For care and protection of infants==
* St. Stylianos ([[November 26]])
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* St. [[Stylianos of Paphlagonia|Stylianos]] ([[November 26]])
  
 
==For chastity and help in carnal warfare==  
 
==For chastity and help in carnal warfare==  
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==For eyes==  
 
==For eyes==  
* St. Lucia of Sicily ([[December 13]])
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* St. [[Lucy of Syracuse|Lucia of Sicily]] ([[December 13]])
 
* St. [[Paraskevi]] ([[July 26]])
 
* St. [[Paraskevi]] ([[July 26]])
  
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* St. [[John the Merciful|John the Almsgiver of Alexandria]] ([[November 12]])
 
* St. [[John the Merciful|John the Almsgiver of Alexandria]] ([[November 12]])
 
* St. [[Martin of Tours]], the Merciful (November 12)
 
* St. [[Martin of Tours]], the Merciful (November 12)
* St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (December 6)
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* St. [[Nicholas of Myra|Nicholas the Wonderworker]] (December 6)
  
 
==For help in studies==  
 
==For help in studies==  
* St. John of Kronstadt (December 20)
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* St. [[John of Kronstadt]] (December 20)
 
* St. [[Justin Martyr|Justin the Philosopher]] ([[June 1]])
 
* St. [[Justin Martyr|Justin the Philosopher]] ([[June 1]])
 
* St. Nestor the Chronicler of Kievo-Pechersk ([[October 27]])
 
* St. Nestor the Chronicler of Kievo-Pechersk ([[October 27]])
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==For patient endurance of affliction==
 
==For patient endurance of affliction==
* Holy Forty Martyrs of Sebastia: especially in freezing cold weather  
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* Holy [[Forty Martyrs of Sebaste|Forty Martyrs of Sebastia]]: especially in freezing cold weather  
* Holy Forty-Two Martyrs of Amorion  
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* Holy [[42 Martyrs of Amorium|Forty-Two Martyrs of Amorion]]
 
* Righteous [[Job the Long-suffering|Job the Much-Suffering]] ([[May 6]])  
 
* Righteous [[Job the Long-suffering|Job the Much-Suffering]] ([[May 6]])  
 
* St. Eustathius Placidas & Family ([[September 20]])
 
* St. Eustathius Placidas & Family ([[September 20]])
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==For physicians==
 
==For physicians==
* St. Panteleimon (July 27)
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* St. [[Panteleimon]] (July 27)
 
* The Holy Unmercenaries  
 
* The Holy Unmercenaries  
 
* St Agapit the Physician of Kievo-Pechersk ([[June 1]])
 
* St Agapit the Physician of Kievo-Pechersk ([[June 1]])
  
 
==For protection against thieves==
 
==For protection against thieves==
* St. Gregory the Wonderworker of Kievo-Pechersk ([[January 8]])
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* St. [[Gregory the Wonderworker]] of Kievo-Pechersk ([[January 8]])
  
 
==For protection of crops from pests ==
 
==For protection of crops from pests ==
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==For soldiers==
 
==For soldiers==
* Holy [[Archangel Michael]] (November 8)
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* Holy [[Archangel Michael]] ([[November 8]])
* St. Barbara the Great Martyr (December 4)
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* St. Barbara the Great Martyr ([[December 4]])
* St. [[George the Trophybearer|George]] the Great Martyr
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* St. [[George the Trophy-bearer |George]] the Great Martyr
 
* St. Titus the Soldier of Kievo-Pechersk ([[February 27]])
 
* St. Titus the Soldier of Kievo-Pechersk ([[February 27]])
  
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* St. Juliana Lazarevskaya ([[January 2]])
 
* St. Juliana Lazarevskaya ([[January 2]])
 
* St. Prochor of Kievo-Pechersk ([[February 10]])
 
* St. Prochor of Kievo-Pechersk ([[February 10]])
* St. Sergius of Radonezh: for baking (September 25)
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* St. [[Sergius of Radonezh]]: for baking (September 25)
  
 
==For the throat==
 
==For the throat==
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==For travelers==
 
==For travelers==
* St. John the Russian: for transport, auto, buses ([[May 27]])
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* St. [[John the Russian]]: for transport, auto, buses ([[May 27]])
 
* St. Nicholas: in general, and specifically for sea travel (December 6)
 
* St. Nicholas: in general, and specifically for sea travel (December 6)
 
* St. Niphon, Patriarch of Constantinople: for safety at sea ([[August 11]])
 
* St. Niphon, Patriarch of Constantinople: for safety at sea ([[August 11]])

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A patron saint is regarded as the intercessor and advocate in heaven of a nation, place, craft, activity, class, or person. Since the time of the early Christians up to the present, a vast number of patron saints have been recorded.


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The following is a list of saints who are often called upon for special purposes.

Contents

[edit] Against demons and witchcraft

[edit] Against drinking

[edit] Against the plague

[edit] Delivery from sudden death

[edit] For a good end to one's life

[edit] For animals and livestock

[edit] For captives and court cases

[edit] For care and protection of infants

[edit] For chastity and help in carnal warfare

[edit] For children

[edit] For church chanting

[edit] For cobblers

  • St. Eustathius the Cobbler of Georgia (July 29)

[edit] For ears

[edit] For eyes

[edit] For finding employment

[edit] For finding things

[edit] For guilelessness and simplicity

[edit] For headaches

  • Holy New Martyr Demas of Smyrna (April 10)

[edit] For help against quick-temper and despondency

[edit] For help in distress or poverty

[edit] For help in studies

[edit] For hernias and intestinal disorders

[edit] For iconographers

[edit] For marital difficulties

  • Holy Martyrs Shamuna, Guria, and Habib (November 15)
  • Ss. Peter and Febronia of Muron: also for newlyweds (June 25)

[edit] For meeting a difficult situation

[edit] For mental disorders

[edit] For patient endurance of affliction

[edit] For perfumers

  • St. Abo the Perfumer of Georgia (January 8)

[edit] For physicians

  • St. Panteleimon (July 27)
  • The Holy Unmercenaries
  • St Agapit the Physician of Kievo-Pechersk (June 1)

[edit] For protection against thieves

[edit] For protection of crops from pests

[edit] For protection of gardens against pests

  • Holy Great Martyr Tryphon: also for hunters and Patron of Moscow (February 1)

[edit] For safe childbirth

[edit] For soldiers

[edit] For spiritual help, consolation, and compunction

[edit] For stone-workers

[edit] For teeth

[edit] For the kitchen and home

[edit] For the throat

[edit] For trading

  • St. Paraskevi (July 26)

[edit] For travelers

  • St. John the Russian: for transport, auto, buses (May 27)
  • St. Nicholas: in general, and specifically for sea travel (December 6)
  • St. Niphon, Patriarch of Constantinople: for safety at sea (August 11)

[edit] For workers in hospitals

[edit] For young people

  • Holy Great Martyr Demetrios the Wonderworker (October 26)

[edit] To have a child

[edit] Source

[edit] See also

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