Pictures of Saint George usually show him killing a dragon to rescue a beautiful lady. The dragon stands for wickedness. The lady stands for God’s holy truth. St. George was a brave martyr who was victorious over the devil.

Born, in Syria Palaestina, he was a soldier in the army of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, and he was one of the Emperor’s favorite soldiers. Now Diocletian was a pagan and a bitter enemy to the Christians. He put to death every Christian he could find. St. George was a brave Christian, a real soldier of Christ. Without fear, he went to the Emperor and sternly scolded him for being so cruel. Then he gave up his position in the Roman army. For this he was tortured in many terrible ways and finally beheaded.

So boldly daring and so cheerful was St. George in declaring his Faith and in dying for it that Christians felt courage when they heard about it. Many songs and poems were written about this martyr. Soldiers, especially, have always been devoted to him.

He is the patron of many countries including, England, Palestine, Portugal, Malta, and more. He is a patron of Soldiers and one the 14 Holy Helpers.

Photo credit: Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons
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  7. There is an awesome book series called the serpent and the sword by Taylor R Marshall . its a three book series featuring saint George and other saint who lived in that time . its written in a beautiful and touching way . i would recommend it for young readers everywhere to help then go in there faith.

  8. O GOD, who didst grant to Saint George strength and constancy in the various torments which he sustained for our holy faith; we beseech Thee to preserve, through his intercession, our faith from wavering and doubt, so that we may serve Thee with a sincere heart faithfully unto death. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

  9. I knew a man who was RIGHTFULLY named,,,,,,,George ,,,,,,,!!!!!!!! His weapon was listening, caring and kindness,,,,,and
    SHARING!!!!!!!!!! I am sure he has been SAINTED!!!!!!!!!!! You can meet SAINT GEORGE,,,,,,,by looking in the eyes of
    HIS children!!!!!!!!!!!
    SAINT GEORGE,,,,,,,,,,fight for us as you did in your past!!!!!!!! It is PROOF,,,,,EVIDENT,,,,,that you are protecting us !!!!
    May your STRENGTH…….increase OUR. FAITH !!!!!!!!! St.George ,,,,,,a WARRIOR,,,,,,do NOT EVER give up the fight!!!

  10. May God bless St. George Parish in London, Ontario, Canada. Bring peace and light and divine reassurance to Father John Jasica and Father Pedro. Thank you for bringing Mass and the rosary and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament to those who are confined through daily filming during the pandemic. Your faith community is small but mighty! Cleanse the London diocese of all residual evil. Amen.


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