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Andrew The Apostle

St Andrew the Apostle. The patron saint of Scotland, today 30th November is St Andrews Day celebrated in Scotland. About the middle of the 10th century he became the patron saint of Scotland, several legends state that the relics of Andrew were brought by divine guidance from Constantinople to the place where the modern town of St Andrew stands toady

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Andrew the Apostle also known as Saint Andrew and called in the Orthodox tradition Prōtoklētos (Πρωτόκλητος) or the First-called, was a Christian Apostle and the brother of Saint Peter. His martyrdom took place during the reign of Nero. Feast: 30 November (In the traditional liturgical books of the Catholic Church, the feast of St. Andrew is the first feast day in the Proper of Saints).

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Reliquary of St. Andrew the Apostle, silver with gold plate, pearls, over 200 gems and 6 emeralds set on a bronze base. "THE VATICAN"

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Saint Andrew the Apostle pray for us and fisherman, rope makers, Scotland and against neck pain and sore throats. Feast day November 30.

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Twelve Disciples Song ...This is how I learned them. (in the tune of Jesus Loves Me) :)

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Saint Andrew, Brother of Peter, martyred by crucifixion on an X-shaped cross, now known as Saint Andrew's Cross, Patron Saint of many countries including Scotland.

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Favorite Traditions of St. Andrew's Day

Favorite Traditions of St. Andrew the Apostle's Day - Interesting tradition of how St. Andrew's relics arrived in Scotland.

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