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Holy Well. St Olave, Old Jewry is dedicated to the 11th century patron saint of Norway, St Olaf. Old Jewry was the precinct of medieval London largely occupied and populated by Jews until their expulsion from England in 1290. The church is also recorded as St Olave in Colechirchlane and St Olave, Upwell, the latter appellation coming from a well under the east end of the church.

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Церковь Олевисте. #Tallinn. St. Olav's Church is named after the Norwegian king Olav II Haraldsson - Baptist Norway (995-1030), later declared the patron saint of Norway, it is revered as the patron saint of sailors.

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July 29 Olaf, King of Norway, martyr, died 1030 Considered the patron saint of Norway, Olaf went from a life of piracy to becoming Christian and declaring himself king of Norway. He revised the laws and tried to administer them fairly. Driven from Norway in a rebellion, he was killed in battle trying to regain his kingdom..

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Trondheim is the historical capital of Norway dating back to medieval times. The Norwegian Viking King Olav Tryggvason established the city in 997. The Cathedral was built over the burial place of St. Olav, the patron saint of Norway.

Painting of Battle of Stiklestad - Wounded King Olaf Haraldsson "rex perpetuus Norvegiae", the eternal king of Norway, leans on a rock as he is speared by Thorir Hund, a chieftan and commited Pagan. Even though Olaf tortured and murdered to spread Christianity, he was made a saint and a church was built over the rock where he was slain. He is the Patron Saint of Norway.

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Feast of St. Olaf; Christian Religious Observance; July 29; King of Norway and national hero; noted for unifying and christianizing the country. His shrine became the Cathedral of Trondheim, a major pilgrimage center for all Scandinavia. Patron saint of Norway.

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Catholic procession to St. Olav Chapel Stiklestad 2011. Clergy and members of The Norwegian Catholic Church walk in procession to St. Olav Chapel, after celebrating the Holy Mass in the old medieval church at Stiklestad, Norway. The relic of St. Olaf is carried by archbishop Emil Paul Tscherrig, Apostolic Nuncio to the Nordic countries. The procession took place July 31, 2011 as part of celebration of Olsok, the feast of St. Olaf, patron saint of Norway

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Members of the Den Norske Legion were issued with its own unit sleeve title bearing the name “Frw. Legion Norwegen” in silver script on a black background, and in some cases the circular Saint Olaf (Patron Saint of Norway) Cross with upright swords in silver thread and black background to be worn on the lower left cuff. In addition, on uniforms were also present the Norwegian national flag sleeve patch and a collar tab displaying a Norwegian lion holding an axe was issued and worn on the…

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st olaf by Fraser Ross, via Flickr

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Saint Lucia's Day - St. Lucy lost her eyes in her martyrdom. To me, she is the patron saint of seeing with your heart, and not your eyes.

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