Saints List: December 

Advent
Advent means "coming"
November / December
 

 "Advent is a period beginning with the Sunday nearest

to the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle 

(November 30) and embracing four Sundays."
That means that the First Sunday of Advent can fall as early as November 27 or as late as December 3.

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Flash Cards: Christmastide

Christmastide: Starting on Christmas day (Dec. 25)

through the Epiphany (Jan. 6)

and until Candlemas (Feb. 2)

Christmas meaning Christ's mass

This is a celebration of Christ's birth

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Advent & The Jesse Tree
Advent & The Jesse Tree

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Advent & Christmas Songs
Advent & Christmas Songs
 
December
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International & Odd Traditions!
International, Odd, and Scary Holiday Traditions!!
 
December 
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Cookie Cutters ...
Cookie Cutters Can Tell the Story of Christmas!

December
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Saint Bibiana
Saint Bibiana

December 2

 

Patron Saint

Against Hangovers

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Saint Francis Xavier

Saint Francis Xavier

 
December 3

Patron Saint of 

Catholic missions;

African missions;

Goa, India;

China;

missionaries

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Saint John of Damascus

Saint John of Damascus


December 4

Patron Saint of Pharmacists,

icon painters,

theology students


"The Doctor of 

Christian Art."

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Saint Barbara

Saint Barbara
 

December 4
 
Patron Saint of 
armourers,
artillerymen,
architects,
mathematicians,
miners,
fireworks

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Saint Nicholas

Saint Nicholas

aka the real Santa Claus

December 6
Patron Saint of 
Baker,
Brides,
Children,
Greece,
Russia,
Grooms,
Pawnbrokers,
Travelers

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Saint Ambrose

Saint Ambrose


December 7
Patron Saint of 
Bee keepers,
Beggars,
Learning,
& Milan
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The Immaculate Conception
of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Immaculate Conception of the

Blessed Virgin Mary


December 8
Patron Saint of the United States
Brazil, Korea, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Uruguay
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Saint Juan Diego

Saint Juan Diego


December 9
Patron Saints of
Indigenous People
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 Saint Damasus

 Saint Damasus


December 11
 
Patron Saint of 
Archaeologists
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 Saint Daniel the Stylite

 Saint Daniel the Stylite


December 11
Patron Saint of living away from the world while still in the world
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Yuletide Lads
Yuletide Lads of Iceland

December 12
 
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Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe

 
December 12
 
Patron Saint of the Americas, Mexico
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Saint Lucy
Saint Lucy
 
December 13
Patron Saint of
The blind,
Syracuse, Italy 
Feast of Saint Lucy (Sweden) 
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Saint John of the Cross

Saint John of the Cross
 

December 14
 
Patron Saint of Mystics, Contemplative life;