Saint George (ca. 275/281 – 23 April 303) was, according to tradition, a Roman soldier in the Guard of Diocletian, who is venerated as a Christian martyr. In hagiography Saint George is one of the most venerated saints in the Roman Catholic Church, Anglican Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodox Church, and the Eastern Catholic Churches. He is immortalized in the tale of Saint George and the Dragon and is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. His memorial is celebrated on 23 April, and he is regarded as one of the most prominent military saints.
Saint George is the patron saint of Aragon, Catalonia, England, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Lithuania, Palestine, Portugal, and Russia, as well as the cities of Amersfoort, Beirut, Bteghrine, Cáceres (Spain), Ferrara, Freiburg, Genoa, Ljubljana, Gozo, Pomorie, Qormi, Lod, Barcelona and Moscow, as well as a wide range of professions, organizations, and disease sufferers.
Nick Brown wrote:We can mock Jim Murray for much but in recognizing the quality of overseas whiskies he is certainly ahead of the game.
Exciseman wrote:Where did you get yours. Was it a Rob/Les/Mark split?
butephoto wrote:Exciseman wrote:Where did you get yours. Was it a Rob/Les/Mark split?
It was indeed! Many thanks to Rob once again for the organisation and delivery!
les taylor wrote:Oh Yes. Good work Rob and Mark. And what a joy to see the DHL man on his yellow sleigh pull up outside this morning.
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