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  • Fact 1 - He is the Patron Saint of Strength, Travel and Travellers
  • Fact 2 - He was born at Canaan, a region encompassing modern-day Israel, Lebanon during the third century
  • Fact 3 - He was originally called Offero and was a pagan
  • Fact 4 - He was a well-built, strong man and so tall that he was sometimes referred to as a giant.
  • Fact 5 - He met a hermit who guided travellers to the safe points where they could cross a dangerous river.
  • Fact 6 - He took the place of the hermit but instead of just guiding travellers he would often carry them across the river, especially any small children
  • Fact 7 - He converted to Christianity, through the teachings of the hermit
  • Fact 8 - He was baptized as Christoffero which led to the name Christopher
  • Fact 9 - In AD250 the Roman Emperor Decius (reigned 249251) issued an edict for the suppression of Christianity
  • Fact 10 - Christopher was arrested and executed during these persecutions
  • Fact 11 - He is represented in Christian Art as wading across a swollen stream bearing the infant Christ on his shoulders, and a pilgrim's staff in his hand

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