Saturday, November 24, 2012

Saint Isidore the Farmer

Saint Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church, in Concord Hill, Missouri, USA - statue of Saint Isidore the Farmer

A shrine to Saint Isidore the Farmer, known in Spanish as San Isidro Labrador, and who is patron saint of Madrid and Seville, taken on Thanksgiving Day, at Saint Ignatius Loyola Church, in Concord Hill, Missouri.

Saint Isidore was a poor laborer known for his great piety and numerous miracles.

A plaque under the statue reads:
IN MEMORY OF
REV. ARNOLD W. BRUCKERHOFF
PASTOR OF ST. IGNATIUS PARISH
1965 - 1975

2 comments:

  1. Sorry, Saint Isidoro of Seville ≠ San Isidro Labrador

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    1. The Catholic Encyclopedia let me down. It says that Saint Isidore Farmer is patron also of Seville.

      http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08189a.htm

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