Fast facts and information about Saint Margaret the Saint of Pregnant Women
A patron is considered to be a defender of a specific group of people or of a nation. There is a patron for virtually every cause, profession or special interest. The following facts provides fast information about Saint Margaret:
- Saint Margaret
- The Saint of Pregnant Women
- Memorial Day / Feast Day: July 20th
- Date of Death of Saint Margaret: A.D. 306
- Cause of Death: Beheaded
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Prayers to Saint Margaret the Saint of Pregnant Women
There is a patron for virtually every cause, country, profession or special interest. Prayers are considered more likely to be answered by asking a patron, such as Saint Margaret the Saint of Pregnant Women for intercession on their behalf.
Prayer against Miscarriages to St. Catherine
Why is Saint Margaret the Saint of Pregnant Women?
Why is Saint Margaret the Saint of Pregnant Women? Because she prayed at her death that women in childbirth would, upon calling on her, be safely delivered of the child as she had been delivered from the belly of the dragon.
How Saint of Pregnant Women is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Margaret the Saint of Pregnant Women in paintings, stained glass windows, illuminated manuscripts, architecture and other forms of Christian art. The artistic representations reflect the life or death of saints, or an aspect of life with which the person is most closely associated. Saint Margaret the Saint of Pregnant Women is represented in Christian Art with a dragon at her feet, with the end of a cross thrust between his teeth. The garland of pearls generally worn round her neck is in allusion to her name, which among Oriental nations signifies a pearl.
Feast Day of Saint of Pregnant Women
The Feast Day of Saint Margaret the Saint of Pregnant Women is July 20th. The origin of Feast Days: most saints have specially designated feast days and are associated with a specific day of the year and these are referred to as the saint's feast day. The feast days first arose from the very early Christian custom of the annual commemoration of martyrs on the dates of their deaths at the same time celebrating their birth into heaven.