Dictionary of Patron Saints' Names

Dictionary of Patron Saints' Names

by Thomas W. Sheehan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780879735395
Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor (IN)
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Pages: 539
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction7
The Need for This Book7
The Purpose of This Book8
There Is a Patron Saint for Every Name9
Criteria Used for Choosing Patron Saints9
Criteria Used for Matching Saints' Names to Those of Modern Catholics10
Christian Names Among African-American and Hispanic-American Newly Invented Names11
How to Use This Book13
How Catholic Saints Are Made14
How the Saints' Feast Dates Were Chosen for This Work15
Female Names17
Male Names305
Bibliography591
About the Author595

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