Saint Andrew was an Apostle, and the brother of St Peter. Andrew was martyred by crucifixion at the city of Patras in Achaea, on the northern coast of the Peloponnese. Early texts describe Andrew as bound, not nailed, to a cross of the kind on which Jesus was crucified; a tradition developed that Andrew had been crucified on a cross of the form called Crux decussata (X-shaped). This was at his own request, as he deemed himself unworthy to be crucified on the same type of cross as Jesus had…
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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
https://flic.kr/p/6oY4Rz | St Gerardus Majella | French devotional image of the Redemptorist saint Gerard Majella. Saint Gerard (April 6, 1726, Muro Lucano, Basilicata – October 16, 1755, Caposele, Campania) is a the saint whose intercession is requested for children (and unborn children in particular), childbirth, mothers and expectant mothers, motherhood, falsely accused people, good confessions, and lay brothers.