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The Legend of st Christopher

by J. Janda

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Published by Quiet Vision Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Christianity - Catholicism,
  • Christianity - Catholic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9375086M
    ISBN 101576465470
    ISBN 109781576465479

    Legends associated with the life and death of Saint Christopher first appeared in Greece and had spread to France by the 9 th century. The 11 th-century bishop and poet, Walter of Speyer, gave one version, but the most popular variations originated from the 13th-century Golden Legend.   The Golden Legend likes to start its hagiographies with a discussion of the saint’s name, and Christopher is no exception. His introduction reads (in modern English taken from this transcription). Before his baptism was named Reprobus, but afterwards he was named Christopher, which is as much to say as bearing Christ, of that that he bare Christ in four manners.

    The Legend of St. Christopher. adapted by Margaret Hodges. illustrated by RJ Watson. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers ISBN ISBN Franciscan Media, formerly St. Anthony Messenger Press, seeks to help Christians grow closer to God by creating inspiring and innovative products in the spirit of St. Francis. St. Anthony Messenger magazine, Servant Books, and inspire Catholics to live in love and grow in faith.

    This action-packed Shounen-style graphic novel tells the legendary story of St. Christopher for children ages 9 to Known as the patron saint of travelers, St. Christopher had a burning desire to serve only the greatest king. A giant among his peers, he left his home to begin his quest. His journeys led him down many wrong paths to false :   Opening Mass for the Year of St. Joseph- 12 noon Mass with Bishop Callahan Diocese of La Crosse watching Live now Sterling Silver St. Christopher Medal, 24" chain | .


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The legend of Saint Christopher, first written in the thirteenth century, tells the story of a strong man named Offero, who wants to find the greatest ruler in all the world and to serve him as his bearer. Offero's search is in vain until a mysterious child at /5(20).

This action-packed Shounen-style graphic novel tells the legendary story of St. Christopher for children ages 9 to Known as the patron saint of travelers, St. Christopher had a burning desire to serve only the greatest king. A giant among his peers, he left his home to begin his quest.

His journeys led him down many wrong paths to false leaders/5(5). The Legend of Saint Christopher: From the Golden Legend Englished by William Caxton, Relates the story of Offero, whose service to Jesus brought him the name of Christopher the Christ-bearer and caused him to be called the patron saint of travelers/5(10).

The Golden Legend's life of St. Christopher, in the Caxton translation, with annotations and formatting by Richard Stracke Golden Legend: Life of Saint Christopher OF ST. When a mysterious child asks Offero to carry him over the icy river, he obliges -- and only afterward does he discover the child's true identity.

Then Offero's name is changed to Christopher. Author Margaret Hodges retells with power and simplicity this unforgettable tale of the man who became known as the patron saint of travelers. The legend of Saint Christopher, first written in the thirteenth century, tells the story of a strong man named Offero, who wants to find the greatest ruler in all the The Legend of st Christopher book 5/5(1).

Legend of St. Christopher. There are several legends associated with the life and death of Saint Christopher which first appeared in Greece and had spread to France by the 9th century.

According to a popular account, Christopher was initially called Reprobus. He was a Canaanite, 5 cubits ( feet) tall and with a fearsome face.

The Legend of Christopher. Christopher died in either the 3 rd or 4 th century depending upon whether it was the emperor Decius and Dacian who ordered the persecutions. The legends of Christopher are all rather late, and popular devotion didn’t really emerge until the middle ages.

Description. The legend of Saint Christopher, first written in the thirteenth century, tells the story of a strong man named Offero, who wants to find the greatest ruler in all the world and to serve him as his bearer. Offero's search is in vain until a mysterious child at a /5(48).

‘The Legend of St. Christopher’, The Book of Days, edited by Robert Chambers, vol.2, Edinburgh, W.&R. Chambers, edition, 2 vols: The legend of Saint Christopher, first written in the thirteenth century, tells the story of a strong man named Offero, who wants to find the greatest ruler in all the world and to serve ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.

32 pages. St. Christopher is known as the patron saint of safe travels. This patronage came about because of the legend of St. Christopher carrying the disguised Christ-child across a river. As a result, the name Christopher means “Christ-bearer.”.

Overview The legend of Saint Christopher, first written in the thirteenth century, tells the story of a strong man named Offero, who wants to find the greatest ruler in all the world and to serve him as his bearer.

Offero's search is in vain until a mysterious child at a Brand: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company. Christopher is the patron saint of travelers and of children. His feast day is July Because he is not officially recognized by the Church, he has no date of beatification or canonization.

Despite these technicalities, it is widely thought that he was real and that he continues to intercede on behalf of Christians, especially children. While some scholars debate his true existence, we can agree that the legend of Saint Christopher represents something truly amazing.

To this day, he is revered as one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. Saint Christopher, originally known as Offerus or Reprobus, was born to a heathen king and his wife. Publisher's Description. The legend of Saint Christopher, first written in the thirteenth century, tells the story of a strong man named Offero, who wants to find the greatest ruler in all the world and to serve him as his bearer.

Offero's search is in vain until a mysterious child at a Pages: Buy The Legend of Saint Christopher: From the Golden Legend Englished by William Caxton, by Hodges, Margaret, Watson, Richard Jesse (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(18). The legend of Saint Christopher Margaret Hodges ; Richard Jesse Watson Relates the story of Offero, whose service to Jesus brought him the name of Christopher the Christ-bearer and caused him to be the patron saint of travelers.

Add library to Favorites. Based on elements of the Golden Legend compiled by Blessed Jacobus de Varagine, a Dominican bishop in the 13th century, author and illustrator Lee Hyoun-ju masterfully adapts the legendary story of Saint Christopher, telling it in dramatic detail with action-packed Shounen-style images in this graphic novel for children ages 9 to Saint Christopher—patron of travelers, protector against toothaches, hailstorms, and sudden death—is one of the most endearing for Catholics.

His life and story, bordering somewhere between legend and legitimacy, is a complex, faith-affirming exercise in service, grace, and love. Saint Christopher, (flourished 3rd century; Western feast day July 25; Eastern feast day May 9), legendary martyr of the early church.

Venerated as one of the 14 Auxiliary Saints (Holy Helpers), he is the patron saint of travelers and, beginning in the 20th century, of motorists. Though one of the most popular saints, there is no certainty that he existed historically.The Legend Of St Christopher is a thrilling tale for young children and introduces you to a strong man named Offero.

Offero is in search for the planet's greatest leader and would like to work for him as his bearer. Offero's quest is unsuccessful until a riverside meeting with a mysterious child.The legend of Saint George and the Dragon tells of Saint George (died ) taming and slaying a dragon that demanded human sacrifices; the saint thereby rescues the princess chosen as the next offering.

The narrative was first set in Cappadocia in the earliest sources of the 11th and 12th centuries, but transferred to Libya in the 13th-century Golden Legend.