Blessed St. Lucy, pray for us. Feast day 13 December.

St Lucy of Syracuse helps with diseases of the eye and vision. I remembr choosing her in grade school for my patron saint :) loved the name Lucy!

Saints Fun Facts for St. Lucy, a young Roman Catholic Martyr who died  in defense of the faith during the Diocletian persecution. Feastday Dec. 13

Saints Fun Facts for St. Lucy, a young Roman Catholic Martyr who died in defense of the faith during the Diocletian persecution.

December 13 - St Lucia's Day Symbolically marking the winter solstice in Denmark, Sweden and Norway, the Feast day of St Lucy, bringer of light to the darkest time of the year.

amymebberson: “December 13 - St Lucia’s Day Symbolically marking the winter solstice in Denmark, Sweden and Norway, the Feast day of St Lucy, bringer of light to the darkest time of the year.

Celebrating St. Lucy's feast day at home- there are so many beautiful traditions for Santa Lucia day including wearing a crown, making saffron buns, singing songs, and more! This post has printable crafts and everything. :-)

Lucy's feast day at home- there are so many beautiful traditions for Santa Lucia day including wearing a crown, making saffron buns, singing songs, and more! This post has printable crafts and everything.

St Lucy: patron saint of writers - Ember Day Collect: For the choice of fit persons for the ministry: O God, you led your holy apostles to ordain ministers in every place: Grant that your Church, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, may choose suitable persons for the ministry of Word and Sacrament, and may uphold them in their workfortheextensionof yourkingdom;throughhimwhoistheShepherd andBishopofoursouls,JesusChristourLord, wholivesandreignswithyouandtheHolySpirit…

St Lucy, patron saint of the blind. She would take food to the early persecuted Christians who hid in the catacombs of Rome, hence her crown of candles to light the way so she could carry the food.

Easy-to-teach iconography....Saint Lucy - Wikipedia: "The emblem of eyes on a cup or plate apparently reflects popular devotion to her as protector of sight, because of her name, Lucia (from the Latin word "lux" which means "light").[11][12] In paintings St. Lucy is frequently shown holding her eyes on a golden plate. Lucy was represented in Gothic art holding a dish with two eyes on it. She also holds the palm branch, symbol of victory over evil."

Lucy by Francesco del Cossa National Gallery of Art Washington D. History Saint Lucy’s name means “light”.

14k Gold Polished and Satin St. Lucy Medal pendant

14k Gold Polished and Satin St. Lucy Medal pendant

How to make Saffron buns for St. Lucia's feast day (December 13). Step by step picture tutorial.

Saffron buns, also known “Lussekatter”, are Swedish yeast buns that are traditionally made and eaten on St. Lucia’s feast day

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