Andrew, Saint

Andrew, Saint

[Gr.,=manly], in the New Testament, one of the Twelve Apostles, brother of Peter. According to tradition he was a missionary in Asia Minor, Macedonia, and S Russia. According to the apocryphal Acts of Andrew, he was martyred at Pátrai in Greece. He is said to have died on an X-shaped cross (St. Andrew's cross). He is patron saint of Russia and Scotland. Feast: Nov. 30.
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Uniquely English, too, is the series of gems engraved with the insignia of the Orders of Chivalry--of Saint Andrew, Saint Patrick, the Garter and the Star of India--and the private Order of Victoria and Albert.
Construction will be done in two phases, consisting of 12 schools located in the parishes of Saint Andrew, Saint Mary, Saint Elizabeth, Saint Catherine, Manchester, Portland, Westmoreland and Hanover.