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 Saint Andrew - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Andrew is represented in art as an old man with long white hair and a beard, holding the Gospel in his right hand, and leaning on his characteristic saltire cross.
St Andrew's Day is observed on November 30 in both the Eastern and Western churches, and is the national day of Scotland.
The Kievan hill where St Andrew is said to have erected the cross is commemorated by the cathedral dedicated in his name. /wiki/Saint_Andrew   (1658 words)

 The Monastery of St. Andrew in Krisei
The fact that it received the relic of St. Andrew, one of the main supporters and martyrs of iconveneration and Orthodox beliefs, and that the church was reconsecrated in his name cannot be irrelevant to the monastery's role in the restoration of icons.
Andrew suffered a martyr's death in 766, during the Iconoclast crisis, in the reign of Constantine V "Cop- ronymus".
After the Conquest, St. Andrew in Krisei continued to be a nunnery until 1489 when, in the reign of Sultan Beyazit II (148I-1512), the apostate Koca Mustal'a Pasha converted the monastic complex into a mosque known to this day by his name. /ecumenical_patriarchate/chapter_4/html/st._andrew.html   (627 words)

 St. Andrew
Andrew had been a disciple of St John the Baptist, and it was John who pointed out our Lord to him with the words, 'This is the Lamb of God.' Andrew and another of John's disciples immediately followed our Lord, and Andrew thus has the distinction of being known as the first of the disciples.
The St Andrew's cross-'saltire' or X-shaped-of Scottish heraldry, often supposed to have been the form of cross on which Andrew was martyred, does not, in fact, seem to have been associated with the saint before the fourteenth century.
The Gospels tell us that Andrew was the brother of Simon Peter, and that they were fishermen from Bethsaida; they also had a house at Capharnaum, as we hear that our Lord stayed there when he was preaching in the neighborhood. /Andrew.htm   (1955 words)

 St Andrew
Andrew, who lived in the Holy Land in the ancient city of Bethsaida, accepted Christ with all his heart and after a discipleship with St. John the Baptist went forth to become one of the greatest missionaries in all history.
Andrew committed the grave crime in the eyes of the state of converting Maximilla, wife of the ruler Aigeates, to Christianity.
It was in Byzantium that St. Andrew ordained Stachys as first bishop of Byzantium (later Constantinople), thereby establishing an unbroken line of 270 patriarchs down to the present day Patriarch Bartholomeos 1st. /~jgrapsas/pages/St_Andrew.htm   (496 words)

 St Andrew - Patron Saint of Scotland
St. Rule is said to have come ashore at a Pictish settlement on the East Coast of Scotland and this later became St. Andrews.
St. Andrews bones were entombed, and around 300 years later were moved by Emperor Constantine (the Great) to his new capital Constantinople.
The flag of Scotland is the Cross of St. Andrew, and this is widely displayed as a symbol of national identity. /history/st_andrew.htm   (1666 words)

St Andrew was a native of Bethsaida, a town in Galilee, upon the banks of the lake of Genesareth.
It is the common opinion that the cross of St. Andrew was in the form of the letter X, styled a cross decussate, composed of two pieces of timber crossing each other obliquely in the middle.
The Muscovites have long gloried that St. Andrew carried the gospel into their country as far as the mouth of the Borysthenes, and to the mountains where the city of Kiou now stands, and to the frontiers of Poland. /library/MARY/ANDREW.HTM   (1383 words)

 TRADITIONS : St Andrew's Day (November 30th)
Saint Andrew was one of Jesus's original disciples, the brother of Simon Peter and a fisherman by trade, who lived in Bethsaida in Galilee (in present-day Israel.) He was originally a follower of St.John the Baptist until he was called to follow Jesus.
St Andrews was the religious capital of Scotland and an important place of pilgrimage.
Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland and his feast day is on November 30th, giving Scotsmen (and women) the world over another excuse to celebrate. /traditions_uk/andrew.html   (633 words)

 St Andrew's College
St Andrew's is a co-residential college within the University of Sydney with a population of 234 male and female undergraduates, resident Fellows and graduate residents.
Dr John McIntyre, Principal of St Andrew's College, University of Sydney between 1950-1956 passed away on 18/12/05 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The College, governed by its own elected Council, is situated within the campus of the University of Sydney and set in it own picturesque grounds and courtyards has offered residence, academic and social support and a unique opportunity to experience University life to the full to students for over 130 years.   (301 words)

 Saint Andrew and St Andrews Day factsheet from the Library Service
St Andrew was one of Jesus' twelve disciples and he lived and worked as a fisherman in Galilee.
St Andrew's relics disappeared during the Reformation of the Scottish churches, when the Protestant Church came into being and broke away from the Roman Catholic church.
Another legend has it that two monks from the North of England went to Rome and brought back the relics of St. Andrew. /libraries/historysphere/standrew/standrew.html   (846 words)

 Andrew the Apostle
Andrew was thus, in the words of John Chrysostom, "the Peter before Peter." As Russia was Christianized by missionaries from Byzantium, Andrew became the patron not only of Byzantium but also of Russia.
Several centuries after the death of Andrew, some of his relics were brought by a missionary named Rule to Scotland, to a place then known as Fife, but now known as St. Andrew's, and best known as the site of a world-famous golf course and club.
Andrew is the national saint of Scotland and of Russia. /resources/bio/294.html   (704 words)

 St. Andrew Society of Greater St Louis
Andrew, the Apostle, was added to the communion of saints of the Pictish Church in the 8th century.
Both Columba and St Andrew became emblems of the Church of Scots which emerged from the Church of Picts and, subsequently, St Andrew was widely accepted as Scotland's patron saint.
Pilgrimages to St Andrews were encouraged by Queen Margaret who instituted a free ferry to transport "pilgrims to the Apostle" across the Firth of Forth. /scotlink/nstandr.htm   (1537 words)

Andrew was one of the twelve Apostles and is known as the "Protocletus" (the First Called) because he was the first Apostle to be summoned by Jesus into His service.
The skull of St. Andrew was kept in Patras until the year 1460 when Thomas Paleologos, the last ruler of the Morea brought the skull to Rome.
According to tradition a part of the remains of St. Andrew were taken to Scotland, and he was chosen as the Protector of the Scottish people. /ARCHONS/apostle.html   (621 words)

 St. Andrew's School
Andrew's is a coed boarding school of students and faculty who live on a pristine 2,200-acre campus, learning together and collaborating to pursue their passions in academics, athletics, service and the arts.
St. Andrew's Math League Teams both placed third in statewide competition on Tuesday afternoon in Dover, Del. The 9th-grade team tied for third place in statewide competition and the 10th-12th-grade...
For most of St. Andrew's history, the field between the main drive and the School Farm was occupied in part by an orchard.   (157 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Saint Andrew the Apostle
Andrew's words reveal a soul waiting with the utmost longing for the coming of the Messiah, looking forward to his appearing from heaven, rejoicing when he does appear, and hastening to announce to great an event to others.
On the day after Andrew's feast, young people float cups in a tub; if a boy's and a girl's cup drift together and are intercepted by a cup inscribed "priest", it indicates marriage.
Notice what Andrew said to him: "We have found the Messiah, that is to say, the Christ." Notice how his words reveal what he has learned in so short a time. /saints/sainta12.htm   (580 words)

 Britannia Biographies: St. Andrew, Patron Saint of Scotland
One legend concerning St. Andrew is that when the Pictish King Angus, faced with a large invading army, prayed for divine guidance, a saltire (the diagonal cross) appeared in the shape of a white cloud against the blue sky.
Andrew was one of the original Twelve Apostles and a brother to St. Peter, both former fisherman called to follow Christ.
The national flag of Scotland is the Cross of St. Andrew, a white diagonal (X-shaped) cross on a blue background. /bios/saints/andrew.html   (338 words)

 St. Andrew Nativity School
Andrew Nativity School is a Catholic and Jesuit middle school dedicated to offering an academically challenging curriculum in a highly structured environment to low income students of all faiths.
The St. Andrew Nativity School program strives to form young "men and women for others" who are dedicated to bringing all their talents to fullness and using them to serve their families and their community.
Andrew Nativity School cultivates in its students the spiritual, intellectual, and personal strengths, which will empower them to continue their education in the high school and college of their choice.   (114 words)

Andrew is commended for his austerity of life and boundless charity to the poor.
Andrew and his sister St. Bridget the Younger were born in Ireland of noble parents.
After St. Andrew's holy death, Bridget led the life of a recluse for some years in a remote spot among the Apennines. /cathen/01474c.htm   (243 words)

 St. Andrew's parents split over ending of short story
This month, the St. Andrew's Board of Trustees officially released Cary McNair and his family from their $3 million pledge to the school's capital campaign after McNair objected to the use of "Brokeback Mountain" as reading material in a 12th-grade English class.
In January, St. Andrew's announced the McNairs' donation as part of $11.7 million it had raised toward construction of a middle school and expansion of the high school.
Becker said her office has not received complaints about any of Proulx's works, but that "doesn't mean they haven't happened." Becker estimated that only 20 percent to 25 percent of all challenges are ever recorded by the association, and only a handful have come from private schools in her six years with the organization. /search/content/metro/stories/09/28standrews.html   (1255 words)

 Andrew, St - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Andrew, St
According to tradition, he went with John to Ephesus, preached in Scythia, and was martyred at Patrai in Greece on an X-shaped cross (St Andrew's cross).
Some time before the 8th century bones claimed to be his were brought to St Andrews in Scotland.
Andrew was a native of Bethsaida, and Simon Peter's brother. /Andrew,+St   (188 words)

 Welcome to St Andrew's Hospital
St Andrew's is accredited by The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards until March 2009.
St Andrew's Hospital is a private organisation affiliated with the Uniting Church, providing medical care and facilities of the highest calibre since 1936.
Situated on South Terrace, overlooking Adelaide's south-eastern parklands, St Andrew's Hospital is easily accessed from all routes to the city.   (225 words)

 St. Andrew's College
The governance of St. Andrew's College is carried out jointly under Provincial Charter by the Academic Committee and The Board of Trustees of St. Andrew's and St. Stephen's Colleges.
Students and Faculty at St. Andrew's College work closely with colleagues in the Anglican College of Emmanuel and St. Chad and the Lutheran Theological Seminary.
The largest program at St. Andrew's College prepares people for ordained ministry in the United Church of Canada. /index.php?coll=1   (232 words)

 Home Page
St Andrew's is the Primary school for the community of Cobham and welcomes children between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Andrew's is surrounded by large playing fields for sport and recreation.
OFSTED said St Andrew's "is a good school and ICT is a strength.".   (214 words)

 Document 01
St. Andrew's Church is in the middle of Totteridge close to the junction between Barnet Lane and Totteridge Village.
The A1, M25 and M1 motorways are all close and the Northern line underground is about 1 mile away at Totteridge and Whetstone station.   (62 words)

 St. Andrew's Vestal- a growing spiritual community rooted in Biblical teaching.
Here at St. Andrew's Vestal, we are committed to prayer and to growing the kingdom exponentially.
St. Andrew's is one block down on the right at Mirador and LaGrange.
Andrew's is a member parish of the American Anglican Council and the Anglican Communion Network.   (201 words)

 Welcome to St. Andrew School
Andrew School is a private institution that is not affiliated with the Catholic Diocese of Helena.
The school is located on the west side of Helena, Montana, at 1900 Floweree St. We employ a full-time administrator, ten full-time faculty, seven part-time or adjunct instructors, as well as support staff.
Andrew School is a classical school in the Catholic tradition.   (299 words)

 St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
The mission and ministry of St. Andrew's is to be a Christ-centered, worshipping community of mutual concern and outreach, vivified by the breath of God, and living lives of gratitude and forgiveness.
Beginning in early October, St. Andrew's is planning to engage liturgically and otherwise in a Cycle of Creation to celebrate the self-giving of God in creation.
Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Newcastle, Maine will be held in the Undercroft, on Sunday, February 5, 2006 at 9:15am.   (2523 words)

 St. Andrew's Church AMIA Little Rock Alpha
Andrew's is a vibrant community of believers in Christ, established on the solid foundations of ancient truth, with a future hope in the promises of God.
If you're new to Saint Andrew's, we invite you to look around the website and see the opportunities God has blessed us with to minister to each other, and the community around us.
Welcome to St. Andrew's Church, where lives and communities are being transformed through God's extraordinary love!   (320 words)

 Community of Saint Andrew (Portland, Oregon)
So it is the mission of St. Andrew Parish to be a visible presence of Christ in our culturally and racially diverse neighborhood, rooted in the Gospel and nurtured by liturgy, prayer, and the community of faith.
Celebration of the Lord's Passion with Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion at 7 PM at St. Andrew.
Andrew is a faith community baptized into one body, which honors and celebrates diversity.   (289 words)

 St. Andrew's Valley Golf Course
At over 7304 yards from the back tees, St. Andrews Valley can be a real monster, but with at least five tee decks on every hole it's easy to pick a tee that is appropriate for your ability.
The St. Andrews Valley Teaching and Training Centre, featuring out unique River Course, is available for golf camps, clinics and those looking to improve their skills.
The clubhouse at St. Andrew's is available for your corporate entertaining and catering needs.   (261 words)

 St Andrew's College - Christchurch, New Zealand
St Andrew's College is the only independent, co-educational primary and secondary school in the South Island of New Zealand.
Located in the heart of Christchurch's desirable inner suburb of Merivale, the College is at the forefront of educational excellence and innovation.   (164 words)

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