Patron saint facts for kids
A patron saint is someone who has devoted their whole life to something greater than themselves. They are someone who worked hard to make the world a better place. Catholics traditionally take a name of a patron saint to help them throughout their life.
Here is a list of patron saints and the things that they are the patron saint of:
- Saint Andrew (Scotland, Russia)
- Catherine of Siena Italy and Europe
- Saint David (Wales)
- Saint Denis (France)
- Saint George (Canada, England, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Montenegro, Ethiopia, Aragon, Catalonia, Moscow)
- Francis of Assisi Italy
- Saint Patrick (Ireland)
- Saint Piran (Cornwall)
- Saint James (Spain)
Images for kids
A branch of Saint Honore Cake Shop, a Hong Kong chain bakery, in Hong Kong. Saint Honorius (Honoré) is the patron saint of bakers and confectioners.
Patron saint Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.