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Patron Saint of fixing things?

Discussion in 'The Ancient Way - Eastern Orthodox' started by michaeldimmickjr, May 30, 2011.

  1. michaeldimmickjr

    michaeldimmickjr Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me.

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    Hi :wave:

    I am wondering if the Orthodox Church has a patron Saint for fixing things, or repairing things? I looked around on the net but could not find any information. Thanks!
     
  2. Dorothea

    Dorothea One of God's handmaidens

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    I don't know off the top of my head. Maybe somebody does.
     
  3. Photini

    Photini Gone.

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    Hmm... well, Saint Joseph was a carpenter. Not sure if that helps...
     
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    127.0.0.1 They rally 'round the family

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    That would be good to know, the next time I break Linux.
     
  5. Protoevangel

    Protoevangel A time comes when silence is betrayal.

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    Too bad Linus Torvalds and Richard Stallman aren't Orthodox, or in a hundred years or so, we might have a couple of Saints of Free Software? (Unmercenaries?) ;)
     
  6. Kristos

    Kristos Servant

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    Is Red Green a saint? He can fix anything with a little duct tape....
     
  7. michaeldimmickjr

    michaeldimmickjr Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me.

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    It's funny you mention Linux because I'm starting a PC business and I cannot think of a name. This is why I was wondering if there was a Patron Saint of repair.

    Michael
     
  8. Thekla

    Thekla Guest

    :D
     
  9. Antony in Tx

    Antony in Tx a sinner

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    Hmmm...a "PC" business. Does that mean computers or that you plan to try not to offend anyone, ever?
     
  10. Kristos

    Kristos Servant

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    I'm not a big fan of blind "patronage". Read the lives of the saints. Get to know them. Then if a certain saint comes to mind in a certain situation based that relationship, that is one thing. Creating "a list" for people who don't know anything else about that saint is another. Just my 2 cents...
     
  11. michaeldimmickjr

    michaeldimmickjr Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me.

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    LOL! :D

    Computers. Good one!
     
  12. michaeldimmickjr

    michaeldimmickjr Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me.

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    Good point. I have decided on a name that is non-Saint related, which I think is for the best. Thank you everyone for your input.

    Michael
     
  13. Protoevangel

    Protoevangel A time comes when silence is betrayal.

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    My company is called Eikona IT Services.

    Years ago, I was going to start a company, Extol Data Networking. That one never got started though.
     
  14. Alonso_Castillo

    Alonso_Castillo Newbie

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    Saint Eligius (588 - 660)

    He is a catholic saint that lived during the time when EOs were in communion with the catholic church.

    He is the patron saint of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.

    [​IMG]
     
  15. michaeldimmickjr

    michaeldimmickjr Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me.

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    Thank you for the information.

    Michael
     
  16. ArmyMatt

    ArmyMatt Regular Member

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    you mean he is an Orthodox saint who lived during a time before the West left the Church
     
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    St. John of San Francisco has always come to my aid whenever my computer or computer-run appliances give me grief.
     
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    127.0.0.1 They rally 'round the family

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    Most awesome Saint ever.


    YouTube - ‪Uncle Red is modding a 1990 Honda Civic‬‏
     
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    Alonso_Castillo Newbie

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    He is from France.
     
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  20. 127.0.0.1

    127.0.0.1 They rally 'round the family

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    France? We'll then he's neither Catholic or Orthodox!

    French are kind of... unique. I used to room with a French guy...nice guy, we bonded quite a bit, we both hate Protestants. :p
     
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