Thursday, February 23, 2012 - How to Choose Patron Saints

We would like to choose a Patron Saint for our family. We each have Patron Saints, but have heard of people having a Saint for the whole family and would like to do the same.

My husband is leaning toward Holy Archangel Michael. Is there any particular method (s) of making this choice? Is it just the same as when we chose our individual saints?, a web site dedicated to the study of Orthodox Christianity through its patristic, monastic and liturgical heritage.

As the whole Orthodox world celebrates in these days the bright Resurrection of Jesus Christ, we wish all our readers the joy and blessings of the Feast of Feasts. May the peace of the risen Christ abide in the hearts of all men! We invite you to visit the many resources on for the Paschal season.

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Thursday, February 9, 2012 - Catholic Saints Medals

Patron saint medals make great gifts for children coming through their first Confirmation. They also are great gifts to give to people leaving on long trips or joining the military. - Catholic Saints Medals

These metals bring the blessings of the saints along with the person who wears them. They also serve as a reminder of the blessings going on around them every day. Patron saint medals come with a variety of saints such as Saint Jude, Saint Christopher, or Saint Joseph.

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You can also find patron saint medals showing the Blessed Virgin Mary. You can find patron saint medals in a variety of finishes including 14 karat yellow gold, white gold, and sterling silver.

The variety of finishes and designs allow you to select the perfect gift for your loved one. You can give them something they will wear and treasure for many years to come. You can also select one for yourself depicting your patron saint.

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Friday, February 3, 2012

Selection Gifts for Valentine's Day - Gold Patron Saint Medals

If you are looking gifts for Valentine's Day then there are a few places where you can get them inexpensively. The first place you should look is at online retailers. Internet stores are able to offer their products and services for less than regular stores because the overhead is very low in comparison.

Selection Gifts for Valentine's Day - Gold Patron Saint Medals

This means they can offer bigger discounts on patron saint medallions. You will also find more specialty stores online that offer a bigger selection of medals for you to choose from. Offline retailers may not have as many because they can’t spare the space.

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Saint Mary Magdalene is another popular saint whom you will find many gold patron saint medals with her image on them. She is the patron saint of a big list of occupations and afflictions including converts, hairdressers, and penitent sinners.

She is famous for a number of things including cleaning Jesus’ feet with her tears and hair and anointing them with perfume as well as being the first person Jesus showed himself to after he arose from the dead.

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