This calendar of saints is drawn from several denominations, sects, and traditions. Although it will no longer be updated daily, the index on the right will guide visitors to a saint celebrated on any day they choose. Additional saints will be added as they present themselves to Major.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

May 5 -- Feast of St. Drausinus

Here's a saint you can use. This bishop of Soissons became the patron of champions, invoked against enemy attacks. It was said that if one spent a night in his tomb, one became invincible.
Entire platoons would camp out there overnight before battles.

Of course, Thomas a Becket also visited the tomb before he returned to England, where he was murdered at the altar of Canterbury Cathedral, so you can't put all your faith in a saint's legend.

1 comment:

  1. You put your faith in God...not legends. St Thomas was betrayed, the betrayal leading to his death...not his lack of faith in God.