Fast facts and information about Saint Clare the Saint of Television
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 Clare:
- Saint Clare
- The Saint of Television
- Memorial Day / Feast Day: August 12th
- Date of Death of Saint Clare: A.D. 1253
- Cause of Death: Natural causes
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Prayers to Saint Clare the Saint of Television
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 Clare the Saint of Television for intercession on their behalf.
Prayer to Saint Claire - Patron saint of Television
Why is Saint Clare the Saint of Television?
Why is Saint Clare the Saint of Television? On February 17, 1958, Pope Pius XII designated her as the patron saint of television, on the basis that, when she was too ill to attend a Mass, she had been miraculously able to see and hear it on the wall of her room.
How Saint of Television is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Clare the Saint of Television 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 Clare the Saint of Television is represented in Christian Art with the pyx (the pyx is a small box used to contain the Blessed Sacrament when taking communion to the sick), in allusion to the miraculous dispersion of the Saracens during the crusades.
Feast Day of Saint of Television
The Feast Day of Saint Clare the Saint of Television is August 12th. 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.