Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Saint Benedict of Nursia Patron Saint of farmers

Also known as
Benedict of Narsia
Benedict of Norsia
Founder of Western Monasticism
Memorial
11 July

Patronage
Patron Saint against nettle rash
Patron Saint against poison
Patron Saint against witchcraft
Patron Saint of agricultural workers
Patron Saint of cavers
Patron Saint of civil engineers
Patron Saint of coppersmiths
Patron Saint of dying people
Patron Saint of erysipelas
Patron Saint of Europe
Patron Saint of farm workers
Patron Saint of farmers
Patron Saint of fever
Patron Saint of gall stones
Patron Saint of Heerdt, Germany
Patron Saint of inflammatory diseases
Patron Saint of Italian architects
Patron Saint of kidney disease
Patron Saint of monks
Patron Saint of nettle rash
Patron Saint of Norcia, Italy
Patron Saint of people in religious orders
Patron Saint of poison
Patron Saint of schoolchildren
Patron Saint of servants who have broken their master's belongings
Patron Saint of speliologists
Patron Saint of spelunkers
Patron Saint of Subiaco, Italy
Patron Saint of temptations
Patron Saint of witchcraft

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