St. Andrew the Apostle (Patron of Fisherman)
Patron Saint: Fisherman
Name Means: Strong and Masculine
Additional Patronages: Scotland
Apostle of Jesus Christ. Martyred and Crucified by an X shaped Cross. Saint Andrew was completely devoted to Christ. As he died on the cross, he preached for two days and did not stop until he passed.
Prayer of St Andrew:
O Glorious Saint Andrew, you were the first to recognize and follow the Lamb of God. With your friend Saint John you remained with Jesus for that first day, for your entire life, and now throughout eternity.
Why he is venerated by the Holy Roman Catholic Church:
Apostle of Jesus Christ
Martyred by Crucifixion on an X shaped cross