St George's Day
18th April 2012
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St George’s Day 2012


Yes, it’s that time of the year when we celebrate our patron, St George. St George’s Memorial Day is on the 23rd of April 2012. His story is told in the tale of Saint George and the Dragon and St George is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, he is regarded as one of the most prominent military saints.


Did you know…

St George is not only patron saint of England but also  Georgia, Egypt, Bulgaria, Aragon, Catalonia, Romania,Ethiopia, Greece, India, Iraq, Lithuania, Palestine, Portugal, Serbia, Ukraine and Russia, as well as the cities of Genoa, Amersfoort, Beirut,Fakiha, Bteghrine, Cáceres, Ferrara, Freiburg, Kumanovo, Ljubljana, Pomorie, Preston, Qormi, Rio de Janeiro, Lod , Lviv, Barcelona, Moscow, Tamworth and the Maltese island of Gozo.





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