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  Martin of Tours - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
St Martin as a bishop: modern icon in the chapel of the Eastern Orthodox Monastery of the Theotokos and St Martin, Cantauque, Provence.
In 371 Martin was acclaimed bishop of Tours, where he impressed the city with his demeanor, and by the enthusiasm with which he had temples demolished or burnt, altars smashed and sculpture defaced.
The early life of Saint Martin that was written by Sulpicius Severus who knew him personally [1], while it expresses the intimate closeness the 4th century Christian felt with the Devil in all his disguises, is at the same time filled with accounts of miracles so extravagant as apparently to challenge disbelief.
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 Saint Martin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Martin (Dutch: Sint Maarten) is a tropical island in the northeast Caribbean, approximately 240 km (150 miles) east of Puerto Rico.
Remarkably, neither of the two halves of Saint Martin warrants a separate FIPS PUB 10-4 territory code; they are presumably coded as GP (Guadeloupe) and NA (Netherlands Antilles).
According to legend, Columbus sighted and perhaps anchored at the island of Saint Martin on November 11, 1493, the feast day of Saint Martin of Tours.
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 St. Martin
The great St. Martin, the glory of Gaul and the light of the Western church in the fourth age, was a native of Sabaria, a town of Upper Pannonia, the ruins of which appear upon the river Gunez, in Lower Hungary, two leagues from Sarwar, upon the Raab, near the confines of Austria and Stiria.
Martin happened to go to Triers to intercede with the tyrant in favour of certain persons who were condemned to death for adhering to their late master Gratian.
Martin at length was prevailed upon to accept the invitation, which gave the emperor the utmost satisfaction, who ordered a great entertainment to be made, and invited the most considerable persons of his court and, among others, his uncle and brother, both counts, and the prefect of the praetorium.
www.ewtn.com /library/MARY/STMARTIN.htm   (4729 words)

Martin was very desirous of returning to Gaul, but, learning that the Arians troubled that country also and had even succeeded in exiling Hilary to the Orient, he decided to seek shelter on tbe island of Gallinaria (now Isola d'Albenga) in the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Martin remained about ten years in this solitude, but often left it to preach the Gospel in the central and western parts of Gaul, where the rural inhabitants were still plunged in the darkness of idolatry and given up to all sorts of gross superstitions.
Martin hurried to Trier, not indeed to defend the Gnostic and Manichaean doctrines of Priscillian, but to remove him from the secular jurisdiction of the emperor.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09732b.htm   (1327 words)

 Lives of the Saints, November 3, Saint Martin de Porres, Saint Hubert
Saint Martin de Porres was born in Lima, Peru in 1579, during the days when Spanish noblemen and many adventurers were still in the land, fascinated by the lure of the gold and silver which abounded there.
Saint Martin is known to have passed through the locked doors to care for them, a phenomenon which was observed in the residence more than once.
Saint Lambert desired that he make a pilgrimage in his name to the tombs of the Apostles in Rome, and Saint Hubert obeyed; while he was there his bishop was martyred, and he himself was miraculously designated to the Pope as his successor.
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 Patron Saints Index: Saint Martin of Tours
Martin was badly abused by the heretics, at one point even by the order of the Arian bishop.
Martin declined, citing unworthiness Rusticus, a wealthy citizen of Tours, claimed his wife was ill and asking for Martin; when he arrived in the city, he was declared bishop by popular acclamation, consecrated on 4 July 372.
Martin knew long in advance the time of his death and he told his brethren that it was near.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintm07.htm   (983 words)

Martin, one of the noblest figures in a long line of Roman pontiffs (Hodgkin, "Italy", VI, 268) was, according to his biographer Theodore (Mai, "Spicil.
After his election, Martin had himself consecrated without waiting for the imperial confirmation, and soon called a council in the Lateran at which one hundred and five bishops met.
Upon his arrival in Constantinople Martin was left for several hours on deck exposed to the jests and insults of a curious crowd of spectators.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09723c.htm   (1126 words)

 Saint Martin of Tours - Catholic Online
Martin was also dedicated to freeing of prisoners, so much so that when authorities, even the emperors, heard he was coming, they refused to see him because they knew he would request mercy for someone and they would be unable to refuse.
Martin agreed completely that Priscillian was teaching heresy (among other things, he rejected marriage, and said that the world was created by the devil) and that he should be excommunicated.
Martin stated his case that this was a church matter and that secular authority had no power to intervene and that excommunication of the heretics was punishment enough.
www.catholic.org /saints/saint.php?saint_id=81   (2932 words)

 The Order of Saint Martin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Saint Martin, whose name comes from Martem Tenens (one who sustains Mars), was born in Hungary during the reign of Emperor Constantine, and spent his early childhood in northern Italy.
Martin, like all the other soldiers, was in armor, but over his iron plated suit he wore a large military cloak.
Saint Martin -- the patron saint of the Quartermaster Regiment -- was the most popular saint in France during antiquity and the early Middle Ages.
www.qmfound.com /martin.htm   (525 words)

 St. Martin of Tours
Martin, called "the glory of Gaul," was born about the year 316 of pagan parents in Sabaria, Upper Pannonia, a province comprising northern Yugoslavia and western Hungary.
Martin was so reluctant to accept the office that they resorted to stratagem and called him to the city to give his blessing to a sick person, then forcibly conveyed him to the church.
Martin stood and bared his breast, at sight of which the armed man fell backwards, and in terror begged forgiveness.
www.ewtn.com /library/MARY/MARTIN.htm   (1873 words)

 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of November 11
Saint Nilus of Rossano (Sept. 26) selected Grottaferrata at Frascati in the Alban hills as the permanent home of his monks, but it was his third successor, Saint Bartholomew who established the house on a firm and lasting basis, directing it for some 40 years.
The greatness of a saint is measured by the greatness of the temptation he has to overcome because the life of the saint stands out in contrast with the work of the devil.
Martin's name became immortal at that moment, for he sliced his military cloak in two and gave half of it to the starving man. That night in a dream he saw Jesus wrapped in the half of the cloak that he had given away.
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/1111.htm   (3545 words)

 Aedificium Saint-Martin
The end panel depicts Saint Ambrose with his attribute, the beehive, referring to the swarm of bees said to have alighted in his mouth as he lay in his cradle.
The end panel depicts Saint Jerome caressing the lion from whose paw Jerome is said to have removed a thorn.
As the weigher of souls during the Last Judgment, Saint Michael came to be associated with funerary rites, and in particular, funerary chapels.
www.users.uswest.net /~chrishenige/aedsmab.htm   (4789 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Saint Martin de Porres
The example of Martin's life is ample evidence that we can strive for holiness and salvation as Christ Jesus has shown us: first, by loving God "with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind; and second, by loving your neighbor as yourself."
When Martin had come to realize that Christ Jesus "suffered for us and that he carried our sins on his body to the cross, he would meditate with remarkable ardor and affection about Christ on the cross.
Saint Martin, always obedient and inspired by his divine teacher, dealt with his brothers and with that profound love which comes from pure faith and humility of spirit.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintm02.htm   (680 words)

 St. Martin de Porres - Saint of the Day - American Catholic
Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts.
Martin was reared in poverty, locked into a low level of Lima’s society.
After a few years in this medical apostolate, Martin applied to the Dominicans to be a "lay helper," not feeling himself worthy to be a religious brother.
www.americancatholic.org /Features/SaintOfDay?id=1188   (629 words)

 Saint Martin's University - Athletics
Men’s Golf: Saints qualify for West Regional in Phoenix, Arizona (04/26/06) Lacey, WA --- For the second straight year, the Saint Martin’s University men's golf team will be competing in the West Regional.
Softball: Saints swept by Western Washington, finish series 1-3 against Vikings (04/23/06) Bellingham, WA --- Saint Martin's University suffered a sweep against Western Washington, 1-0 and 5-3, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference softball doubleheader Sunday at Viking Field.
Softball: Saints split doubleheader with Central Washington (04/21/06) Ellensburg, WA --- The Saint Martin's University women’s softball team split a Great Northwest Athletic Conference doubleheader with Central Washington University on Friday.
www.stmartin.edu /athletics   (401 words)

 Life and Times of Martin Luther of Saint Martin Luther
Saint Martin was such brilliant student that he soon surpassed all the others in zeal and learning.
Frederick the "Wise", Elector of Saxony, was the founder of the University of Wittenberg.
Saint Martin was very reluctant to marry because of his precarious existence as an outlaw under the Ban of the Empire.
www.reformation.org /luther.html   (2696 words)

 Life of St. Martin: Contents
Martin demolishes an Altar consecrated to a Robber.
Martin causes the Bearers of a Dead Body to stop.
Martin is tempted by the Wiles of the Devil.
www.users.csbsju.edu /~eknuth/npnf2-11/sulpitiu/lifemart.html   (118 words)

 St.Martins Official Home Page
More developed and at the same time more informal, it is very Dutch in flavor and still has strong ties with fellow compatriots in the other Netherlands Antilles.
Between the two different cultures in St. Martin and St. Maarten, vacationers will be able to find just about every kind of activity they might want for a perfect holiday in the sun.
Located midway through the chain of islands in the Caribbean, just as the Antilles begin to curve to the south, St. Martin is sunny and warm year-round, averaging 82 degrees Fahrenheit in summer and just 2 degrees cooler in winter.
www.geographia.com /st-martin   (350 words)

 Saint Martin - Guadeloupe, F.W.I.
Owing to her status as a free trade zone, Saint Martin has become the paradise for duty and tax free shopping in the West Indies.
Make a stop at the Museum of Saint Martin, next to the Marina Port la Royale, detailing the island's history from the pre-Columbian period to the colonial period and up to the modern development.
Traces of Saint Martin's history can also be found in the other villages of the island.
www.antilles-info-tourisme.com /saint-martin/index-gb.htm   (674 words)

 Saint Martin's Day in Holland (1)
Saint Martin's Day, November 11th, is a celebration in Holland very much like "trick-or-treat" in England and the US.
Martin was quite alone on that dark stormy night.
Martin felt pity for the man and gave him half his piece of bread, and half his cloak and offered him hospitality in his home.
www.internet-at-work.com /hos_mcgrane/holidays/gregory_2.html   (193 words)

 Saint Martin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
It covers 37 square miles, with Dutch St.Maarten on the South spanning 16 square miles and French Saint Martin on the North covering 21.
Dutch is the official language of St.Maarten, and French the official language of Saint Martin.
Sunny and warm year-round, with average temperatures during the winter season is 80F (27C) and a few degrees warmer and humid in the summer.
www.citycliks.com /st_martin.htm   (104 words)

 St. Martin Parish School District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
It is the philosophy of the St. Martin Parish School District that a focus on attendance, attitude, application, and acclamations while addressing high academic standards will provide a quality education for all students.
Its goal is to establish a strong, comprehensive education foundation for all of its students so they may become competent, productive members of society.
The mission of the St. Martin Parish School District is to provide quality education and foster lifelong learning to develop productive members of society.
www.stmartin.k12.la.us   (232 words)

 Mr. St. Martin -- Your St. Martin / St. Maarten Authority!!
Martin -- Your St. Martin / St. Maarten Authority!!
Maarten and St. Martin have two governments - hence the two names and two characters.
Please visit St. Maarten/St. Martin - and, maybe someday you can "count the ways" one can Love this Island.
www.mrstm.com   (412 words)

 Saint Martin's University
Men's Golf: Saints qualify for West Regional - Live scores available
Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives.
A Catholic, Benedictine university, Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,100 students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to our main campus and 600 more to three extension campuses.
www.stmartin.edu   (85 words)

 St Martin's College, Lancaster, Ambleside, Carlisle
St Martin’s College has won a prestigious national marketing award for its student outreach work to promote the College’s School of Sport and Outdoor Studies.
St Martin’s won the Bronze Heist Award for Best School and College Liaison Campaign for the work done by Sports lecturer Tim Barry and the Recruitment and Outreach Team from Marketing, Recruitment and External Relations (MRER).
The other nominees in the category were Glasgow Caledonian University, University of Leeds, University of Wolverhampton and University of Teesside (who won the Silver Award) The award ceremony was held at the Novotel Hotel in London on 5 April 2006.
www.ucsm.ac.uk   (173 words)

 St. Maarten St. Martin! Your Worldwide Link to the Friendly Island.
For a few days, weeks, or even months, whatever the duration of your stay on the Friendly Island, Sint Maarten Saint Martin will bathe you in its easy lifestyle and charm you with the unparalleled richness of its soul.
Sint Maarten Saint Martin, one island, two nations, we share our home with you.
This Sint Maarten Saint Martin Internet Magazine has been created to make you long for the beauty of it's mountainous landscapes and to provide you with up-to-date information about the island.
www.stmartinstmaarten.com   (187 words)

 Welcome to St. Martin of Tours Roman Catholic Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Blessed Saint, you were born under pagan ways but since your childhood you were chosen to be a prince of the Church and, as Bishop of Tours, many souls were redeemed and liberated from the satanic forces through your prayers, austerities and blessings.
We humbly ask for your intercession before Our Lord Jesus Christ because we want to be worthy of the Holy Spirit that lead us from darkness to light into the eternal kingdom, forever and ever.
Saint Martin of Tours Parish is a Eucharistic Community striving to be disciples of Jesus Christ.
www.stmartinoftours.org   (362 words)

 Saint Martin of Tours Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Martin of Tours is a vibrant, welcoming Roman Catholic community, accepting the call and challenge of Jesus through the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
We commit ourselves to the Word of God through Eucharistic worship, lifelong Catholic education and formation, and works of justice and stewardship.
Following the example of our patron saint, Martin of Tours, we proclaim the Kingdom of God through our generosity, love and service to one another and our neighbors.
www.stmoftours.org   (135 words)

 Les Menuires - Saint Martin de Belleville - 3 Vallees - Hiver 2005/2006 - Vallee des Belleville Savoie Alpes France Ski ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Les Menuires - Saint Martin de Belleville - 3 Vallees - Hiver 2005/2006 - Vallee des Belleville Savoie Alpes France Ski Snowboard Surf Neige Meteo Webcam
SAINT MARTIN DE BELLEVILLE : hiver - winter (english) - Winter (Deutsch) - Winter (Nederlands) - été - summer
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 St MartinsDC.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Martin's is a welcoming diverse and open parish family, deeply rooted in God's word and open to the Spirit.
We give witness to Gospel values by loving and serving one another and by seeking to promote justice and peace to build God's Kingdom.
Hopefully here you will learn more about us.
www.stmartinsdc.org   (123 words)

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