Saints related to Patron Against Imprisonment

St Joan of Arc in Soldiers Armor holding a Banner

St. Joan of Arc

When St. Joan of Arc was 16, heavenly voices revealed to her that God wanted her to save France. She courageously led French forces to a number of victories over the English in the Hundred Years W…

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St. Mark

St. Mark the Evangelist, sometimes referred to as John Mark, was the author of the second Gospel, written through St. Peter’s eyes. St. Mark did missionary work with St. Barnabas and St. Paul…

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St. Maximilian Kolbe

St. Maximilian Kolbe was born in Poland in 1894. He was a Franciscan priest and missionary to Japan. He was arrested by the Nazis in 1939 when they invaded Poland. He was released and arrested agai…

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St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas dedicated his life to serving God as a priest, and then as a bishop. One of the best known stories of St. Nicholas is one where he saved three girls from slavery by paying their dowry.…

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St. Philomena

St. Philomena was a Greek princess in the 3rd century who was martyred at a young age. She refused Emperor Diocletian and was subject to torture. She was eventually decapitated. Her tomb was discov…

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St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent De Paul was born poor in Pouy, Gascony, France on April 24, 1580. He was ordained a priest in 1601. He founded what became the Lazarists or Congregation of the Priests of the Mission, a…

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St. Walter of Pontoise

St. Walter Of Pontnoise was born in 1030 at Picardy, France. King Philip I named him the initial abbot at the new Pontoise monastery. He tried twice to leave the post, even asking Pope Gregory VII …

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