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Symbols of Saint Andrew:
fish
fishing net
man bound to a cross
man preaching from a cross
old man with long white hair and a beard, holding the Gospel in his right hand, and leaning on a transverse cross
preacher holding some fish
Saint Andrew’s cross
saltire (x-shaped) cross
I think it's the cross.It became the symbol of Scotland.
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Why is Saint Andrew's symbol a white cross on a blue background?

The Saltire flag has a white cross with blue background to symbolise the crucifixion of Saint Andrew. The form of the cross on the flag is supposedly the same form of the cross that Saint Andrew was crucified on. Many other flags are inspired by the Saltire, like Jamacia and Albama.

What is the symbol of Saint Andrew?

A symbol of Saint Andrew is the Saint Andrew's Cross, or saltire.It is a large, diagonal cross on a blue background. Saint Andres issaid to have been martyred on this type of cross.

What is Saint Andrew's cross?

St. Andrews Cross is the unofficial flag of Scotland.It is a wide,white 'X' shape on a blue background. It is also incorporated into the flags of other nations, such as on the Union Jack. See the related link.

What was Saint Andrew's mission?

The New Testament records that Andrew was the brother of Simon Peter, by which it is inferred that he was likewise a son of Jonah, or John .[Mt. 16:17] [Jn. 1:42] He was born in Bethsaida on the Sea of Galilee .[Jn. 1:44] Both he and his brother Peter were fishermen by trade, hence the tradition t (MORE)

What are Saint Andrew's special powers or qualities?

St. Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland and is believed to haveblessed them in battle when his name was invoked. During the 8thcentury battle of Athelstaneford, King Ungus of Scotland prayed toSt. Andrew and promised if he would allow him to prevail over theEnglish, he would make him the patron s (MORE)

What are Saint Cecilia's symbols?

Saint Cecilia is often associated with flute, organ, roses, violin, harp, harpsichord, and singing. I think this is because this is what she is shown with in her pictures. Why exactly I'm not sure but legend has it that when she was executed, she sang to God, praising him. the harp is her symbol due (MORE)

What is Saint Peter's symbol?

In Christianity the keys are accepted as the symbol of St. Peter in his role as the keeper of the keys to the door of the Christian Heaven. St Peter as generally depicted as an older man. He is often depeicted holding a book or parchment symbolising the letters we believe he wrote (1 & 2 Peter). Oft (MORE)

What is the symbol for Saint Peter?

There are various symbols attributes to St Peter. The commonest are the crossed keys; the keys to heaven and the inverted cross, a reference to the belief that St Peter was crucified upside down at his own request.

What was Saint Andrew's family like?

His father's name was Jonah and he had at least one brother named Simon Peter. His mother's name is unknown. They were commercial fishermen and lived in Bethsaida on the Sea of Galilee.

What is Saint Catherine's symbol?

There are a number of saints named Catherine - Catherine of Siena, Catherine Laboure, Catherine of Alexandria, to name a few. You need to be specific. Well it changes over time so I would say it is unknown but someone will know...

What is Saint Margaret Mary's symbol?

!.) woman wearing the habit of the Order of the Visitation andholding a flaming heart 2.) woman wearing the habit of the Order of the Visitation andkneeling before Jesus who exposes His heart to her

What is the symbolism of the flag of Saint Lucia?

The blue color stands for the sky and sea and for fidelity. The gold stands for sunshine and prosperity. The black and white portions symbolize harmony between the African and European cultures that make up the St. Lucian culture. The triangular parts of the design are symbolic of the Pitons, the is (MORE)

What is a symbol for Saint Christina the Astonishing?

Saint Christian the Astonishing was a holy-woman during the twelfthcentury. No common symbols exist for her sainthood, or at least,none survive, but patronage usually involves prayers forintercession for mental health workers.

What was Saint Andrew's last name?

Last names were not in use in Andrew's time. By Jewish tradition he would have been called Andrew Barjonah. Jonah was the name of his father.

What is Saint Veronica's symbol?

St. Veronica (the name is a "nick-name", in Latin it means "true image") is the veil that a woman wiped the face of Christ and he left his image burned on it. Below is a link to the Catholic Encycylopedia and Wikipedia. A veil with the Face Of Christ on it.

What is the symbol of Saint Michael the Archangel?

The symbol that is associated with St. Michael the Archangel is a flaming sword. . It is typically a flaming sword because he casted the devil to the under world but it can also be an arrow with bows. So really things having to do with battle because he is the protector

What is the symbol of Saint Monica?

Her usual representation is an old woman wearing the Augustine nuns habit with flowing tears running down her cheeks. Sometimes in company of her son Saint Agustine (bishop holding a flaming heart)

What are Saint Carmen's symbols?

There is no canonized saint by that name. The name Carmen is a derivation of Carmel which is one of the titles given to Our Blessed Mother, namely, Our Lady of Mount Carmel. .

What does saint Matthews symbol mean?

St. Matthew is represented by several things: •angel holding a pen or inkwell •bag of coins •halberd •inkwell •king •lance •man holding money •money bag •money box •purse •spear •sword •winged man •young (MORE)

What is Saint Carmen's symbol?

There is no canonized saint by that name. The name Carmen is a derivation of Carmel which is one of the titles given to Our Blessed Mother, namely, Our Lady of Mount Carmel. .

What is Saint Katharine Drexel's symbol?

Saint Katherine Drexel founded an order of nuns in the 1890s tocare for and educate American Indians and African Americans. She isstrongly associated with education and always wore a largecrucifix.

How far is Saint Andrew's from EDI?

If you take a taxi, then about an hour and 20 minutes if there is no traffic. The taxi you can get straight from the airport. If you take a bus, though, you have to first take a bus into Edinburgh's city centre and then catch a bus from the main bus station in St. Andrews' square. Then the bus from (MORE)

What was Saint Andrew's family life?

Andrew came from a family of fishermen including Jonah (or Jona) his father and his brother Simon, later known as St. Peter. They lived in the town of Bethsaida on the Sea of Galilee.

Why do the saints have symbols?

I believe that the saints have symbols because people are prone todeification of humans, and like to place attributes and applygovernance on religious leaders in order to simplify their conceptof God, work with God to solve a problem, or make specificrequests. Also, Catholicism was developed over ti (MORE)

What are the symbols of Saint Catherine Laboure?

St. Catherine Laboure was a Sister of Charity in France in the 19th century. Her body is still incorrupt and is resting in a glass coffin in full habit. When one thinks of St. Catherine, one remembers the white coronets of the Sisters of Charity. Also, the Blessed Virgin Mary gave her the miraculous (MORE)

What does the symbol of Saint Matthew mean?

The angelic human symbol of Matthew indicates his compassion and empathy for mankind. Alternatively, Matthew is shown carrying a sword or a money bag (as his profession, before following Jesus, was that of a tax collector in the Gallilee town of Capernaum). (The four symbols - of the four evangel (MORE)

How did the New Orleans Saints get their symbol?

A common symbol throughout Louisiana is the (forgive me if I spell it rong) fleur de lis, this is the symbol for the saints. The reason that it is common is because Louisiana used to be owned by the french. I believe the symbol is on their flag. I'm not sure.

What are the national symbols in Saint Lucia?

the national symbols of st lucia are the Coat of Arms,the national dress ,the national flag ,the national plants ,the national bird ,la margurite ,la rose ,the national dish, the national anthem ,the national pledge

What did Saint Andrew's parents do for a living?

We do not know. However, since a profession is usually passed down from father to son, his father was probably a fisherman as both Andrew and his brother Simon (Peter) were fishermen when Our Lord recruited them to become "fishers of men." His mother was probably a housewife who stayed at home clean (MORE)

What are the symbols of Saint Matthias?

Based on legend, artists have represented Matthias with an axe, occasionally a hatchet, or lance, or sword, as the instrument with which he was tortured. Matthias can be only too happy with these symbols, for they have made him the patron of butchers and builders.

How is Saint Andrew's Day celebrated?

It is a certain day that you will celebrate in your own religious way but normally the UK would just treat it like any other day it is nothing like Halloween or anything it is just normal. St. Andrew is one of the twelve disciples and the patron saint of Scotland. His day is celebrated on November 3 (MORE)

Why is Saint Andrew's day on the 30th of November?

There is no special reason that I am aware of. It was just a date chosen by the church to celebrate the life of this apostle. We do not know either his date of birth or death so it has no significance there.

What are the symbols of All Saints Day?

From the website time and date:Symbols commonly associated with All Saints' Day are:* A sheaf of wheat.* Rayed Manus Dei (hand of God).* The crown.* Symbols (including images) of individual saints.The liturgical color is white on All Saints' Day.