Saint Christopher is venerated by several Christian denominations as a martyr
killed in the ... Born, unknown. Canaan (Western accounts) or Marmarica (
Saint Christopher | Catholic Patron Saint of Travel Safety. ... Born in Canaan, he
was a powerfully built man who wandered the world in search of novelty and ...
(Greek christos, Christ, pherein, to bear. Latin Christophorus, i.e. Christbearer). A
martyr, probably of the third century. Although St. Christopher is one of the most ...
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It was in the far east, in these days of long ago, that the lad was born who
became St. Christopher. In his boyhood he was named Offero, the Bearer, for
detail of a stained glass window of Saint Christopher by Ott Frères, 1911; church
... people who carry things, etc. One of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. Born.
Little is known about the life of St. Christopher, and it is uncertain whether the
information we have is correct. St. Christopher was supposedly born to a heathen
St Christopher's birthplace is unknown. Western accounts of the life of St.
Christopher say he...
Dec 1, 1999 ... St. Christopher was born in north Africa. Captured by Roman forces during the
emperor Diocletian's campaign against the Marmaritae in late ...
St. Christopher was not always called by this name. Born in the 300s, some say
his original name was Reprobus, whereas others believe his name may have ...