Thursday, May 1, 2008

Saint Barbara

Saint Barbara

Memorial
4 December
removed from revised Roman calendar and cultus suppressed in 1969

patron saint against death by artillery patron saint against explosions patron saint against fire patron saint against impenitence patron saint against lightning patron saint against mine collapse patron saint against storms patron saint of Amaroni, Italy patron saint of ammunition magazines patron saint of ammunition workers patron saint of architects patron saint of armourers patron saint of artillery patron saint of artillerymen patron saint of Barbara, Italy patron saint of boatmen patron saint of bomb technicians patron saint of brass workers patron saint of brewers patron saint of builders patron saint of carpenters patron saint of Colleferro, Italy patron saint of construction workers patron saint of dying people patron saint of explosives workers patron saint of fire prevention patron saint of firefighters patron saint of fireworks patron saint of fireworks manufacturers patron saint of fortifications patron saint of founders patron saint of geologists patron saint of gravediggers patron saint of gunners patron saint of hatmakers patron saint of hatters patron saint of lightning patron saint of mariners patron saint of martyrs patron saint of masons patron saint of mathematicians patron saint of military engineers patron saint of milliners patron saint of miners patron saint of Montecatini Terme, Italy patron saint of ordnance workers patron saint of prisoners patron saint of safety from storms patron saint of sailors patron saint of saltpetre workers patron saint of Santa Barbara, California patron saint of smelters patron saint of stone masons patron saint of stonecutters patron saint of storms patron saint of sudden death patron saint of Syria patron saint of tilers patron saint of Toa Alto, Puerto Rico patron saint of warehouses patron saint of watermen

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