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His father was a tribune, which is a.

Until now, little has been known about how St Martin came to inspire such a lively folkloric tradition. St.

CULT OF MARTIN OF TOURS 491 numbers of soldiers.

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For modern American readers, this date doesn’t bring to mind too many Catholic traditions in this country. He founded the monastery Marmoutier where he led a austere life with cave-dwelling cenobites. 5 In September 1870 a military chaplain, the Abbe de Beuvron, came to Tours from the battlefields of Reischoffen and Sedan and became a powerful influence in developing spiritual support for those serving in the army and for the families of those in uniform.


S. Much of what we know of Martin comes from the writings of Sulpicius Severus, who is said to have known him personally. Martin is on horseback and uses his sword to divide his cape in two.

But, as Martin remained deaf to the prayers of the deputies who brought him this message, it was necessary to resort to a ruse to overcome his resistance. .



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Groupings and tee times for the opening round of the 105th PGA Championship, held at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York. Saint Martin was the first non-martyr to be sainted by popular acclamation.

The Saint Martin of Tours Society includes those who have contributed 20 consecutive years of donations.
One half of the cape is for the beggar who stands beside the horse.

Martin of Tours the commonest and most characteristic iconographic type is exemplified by the stained glass at right.


Tom Behling, Director, Office of Joint Chaplain, National Guard Bureau, presents the Order of Martin of Tours to Col. . Saint Martin of Tours was born in in Savaria, Pannonia in either the year 316 or 336 AD.

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On November 11 each year the feast of St.

. Martin of Tours, who left his post in the Roman army to become a “soldier of Christ” as a monk and later bishop.



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