Saint Prosdocimus, from the San Luca Altarpiece
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church|
|Major shrine||Santa Giustina Basilica, Padua|
|Attributes||Depicted as a bishop holding a jar. The San Luca Altarpiece is a series of painting by the Italian Renaissance painter Andrea Mantegna, who finished it in 1453 A shrine, from the Latin scrinium (‘box’ also used as a desk like the French bureau) was originally a container usually made of precious materials used The Calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a Liturgical year on the level of days by associating each day with one or more Saints Events 1492 - The Ensisheim Meteorite the oldest Meteorite with a known date of impact strikes the Earth around noon in a Wheat Christianity has used symbols from its very beginnings Each Saint has a story and a reason why he or she led an exemplary life Sometimes he is shown with Saint Justina of Padua to whom he was a spiritual father according to a medieval source. He may be depicted wearing a Benedictine habit. Benedictine refers to the Spirituality and Consecrated life in accordance with the Rule of St Benedict, written by Benedict of Nursia in|
Saint Prosdocimus (Prosdecimus) of Padua (Italian: Prosdocimo, German: Prosdozimus) (d. The patron saint of a particular group of people is a Saint who would protect and 'love' the group and its members Italian ( or lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken by about 63 million people as a First language, primarily in Italy. The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. November 7, ca. Events 1492 - The Ensisheim Meteorite the oldest Meteorite with a known date of impact strikes the Earth around noon in a Wheat 100 AD) is venerated as the first bishop of Padua. Padua ( Padova 'padova Latin: Patavium, Padoa) is a city in the Veneto, northern Italy. Of Greek origin, tradition holds that he was sent from Antioch by Saint Peter the Apostle. The Greeks ( Greek: Έλληνες) are a Nation and Ethnic group native to Greece, Cyprus and neighbouring regions Antioch on the Orontes (Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ Δάφνῃ Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ Ὀρόντου or Ἀντιόχεια ἡ Μεγάλη Antiochia ad Orontem also Thus, he is often depicted in art with this Apostle. The cathedral at Feltre is dedicated to him and Saint Peter the Apostle, and the artist Il Pordenone (c. Feltre is a town and Comune of the Province of Belluno in Veneto, northern Italy. Il Pordenone, byname of Giovanni Antonio de' Sacchis (c 1483 &ndash 1539 was an Italian painter of the Venetian school active during the 1483 - 1539) created a work depicting Prosdocimus with Peter.
He evangelized the region and is said to have founded the parish church at Isola Vicentina. Isola Vicentina is the name of a small town in the Italian Province of Vicenza in the Veneto region
His tomb is situated at the basilica of Santa Giustina at Padua. The Latin word basilica (derived from Greek, Basiliké Stoà, Royal Stoa) was originally used to describe a Roman The chapel dedicated to him there was built over his tomb outside the walls of Padua. The church also once contained the relics of Prosdocimus's deacon, Saint Daniel, though these were moved to the Paduan church of Santa Sofia in the 11th century. A relic is an object or a personal item of religious significance carefully preserved with an air of Veneration as a tangible memorial Deacon is a role in the Christian Church that is generally associated with service of some kind but which varies among theological and denominational traditions Saint Daniel of Padua (d 168 AD is venerated as the Deacon of Saint Prosdocimus, the first Bishop of Padua.