St Stephen 26 December 2017

Deacon and Protomartyr

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Stoning of St Stephen Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, by Jacopo & Domenico Tintoretto

Born
A.D. 5
Died
A.D. 34
JerusalemJudaeaRoman Empire

Venerated in

Roman Catholic Church

Eastern Catholic Church
Eastern Orthodox Church
Oriental Orthodox Church
Assyrian Church of the East
Armenian Apostolic Church
Eastern Catholic Churches
Lutheranism
Anglican CommunionFeast 

26 December (Western)
27 December (Eastern)
9 January (Eastern Orthodox Churches)
25 December/7 January (Armenian Apostolic and Armenian Catholic Churches)

Saint symbolism

Attributes
stones,
Dalmatic” , censer, miniature church, Gospel Book, martyr’s palm frond. In Eastern Christianity he often wears an orarion

Patron saint

Patronage

Altar Servers [1];Acoma Indian Pueblocasket makers; Cetona, ItalydeaconsheadacheshorsesKessel, BelgiummasonsOwensboro, KentuckyPassau, GermanySerbiaRepublic of SrpskaPrato, Italy[2]


Source: Saint Stephen & wikipedia

Image By Jacopo & Domenico Tintoretto – Stoning of St Stephen, Public Domain, Link

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