St. Longinus . Born of a liaison between a Spanish grandee and a free St. Martin of Tours– There are so many resources here for celebrating Martinmas, a huge Saint day celebration in Germany! St. Martín de Porres, ; canonized 1962; feast day November 3), Peruvian friar noted for his kindness, his nursing of the sick, his obedience, and his charity. Born on December 9, 1579, in Lima, Peru, to a Spanish nobleman and formerly Black enslaved person, Saint Martín de Porres is the patron saint of interracial harmony. In 1962, the Church declared that Martin de Porres was a saint. St. Martin’s body from decay as a miracle to help people believe in Him. https://www.facebook.com/St-Martin-De-Porres-Kids-Home-385583915167860 St. Martin de Porres– This is a full post with resources on St. Martin de Porres. His piety allowed him access to the Dominican order of his country, and his acts of compassion for the sick became part of the justification for his canonization as the first black saint of the Americas. Many statues of St. Martin de Porres show him holding a broom, with a dog, cat, and mouse at his feet; he loved animals and was said to have solved a rat problem by simply asking the rats to leave. He is the patron saint of social justice, racial harmony, and mixed-race people. Now he lives in heaven with Jesus and Mary. The house where he was born has been well preserved in Lima. Synopsis. Tons of great resources here! Martin was the illegitimate son to a Spanish gentlemen and a freed slave from Panama, of African or possibly Native American descent. St. Martin de Porres was a man full of love for God and his neighbor. A Dominican monk known as a healer and an indefatigable worker in charitable service to the poor, Martín was canonized in 1962 by Pope John Paul XXIII, who designated him the patron saint of universal brotherhood. St. Martin de Porres was born in Lima, Peru on December 9, 1579. St. Luke. St. Mark. See more ideas about catholic saints, catholic, st martin. St. Martin's Kids, a ministry of St. Mary's Church, has partnered with St. Martin de Porres Orphanage Centre in an effort to improve daily life by providing a safe, nurturing environment for the children living there. St. Lucy-One of my favorite feast days to celebrate! Jul 22, 2014 - Explore Amparo Garcia's board "St. Martin de Porres", followed by 141 people on Pinterest. He is the patron of African-Americans, against rats, barbers, poor people and many other things. Sep 13, 2017 - Explore Wendy Paint the World's board "St Martin De Porres", followed by 539 people on Pinterest. His feast day is November 3rd. 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