St Christopher love

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  • I have poured over religious holidays, festivals, dates, bank holidays and have made it a rather personal journey with 'My London' secret address book and I have littered it with the quotes that inspire me and St Christopher's to keep me safe.

    Anya Hindmarch: Electronic or Paper?

  • I have poured over religious holidays, festivals, dates, bank holidays and have made it a rather personal journey with 'My London' secret address book and I have littered it with the quotes that inspire me and St Christopher's to keep me safe.

    Anya Hindmarch: Electronic or Paper?

  • In 1969, adding insult to injury, the Vatican formally abolished the feast day of St Christopher, patron saint of travellers.

    Colin Thubron on the literature of place

  • In a little stone chapel at one corner is a shrine of flowers in posies and a makeshift wooden cross to St Christopher, his name inscribed on the cracked, cobwebbed plaster wall.

    Wildwood

  • In a little stone chapel at one corner is a shrine of flowers in posies and a makeshift wooden cross to St Christopher, his name inscribed on the cracked, cobwebbed plaster wall.

    Wildwood

  • So does the fact that she was prepared to learn a little Polish, enough to write a message accompanying each of the carefully wrapped 300 presents–they included a St Christopher medal and a packet of cigarettes for each man–the gifts she brought to the Christmas dinner for the pilots that was held, in 1941, at the Alexandra Palace.

    Chaplin’s Girl

  • The relics themselves have been examined and consist mainly of bone but with hair (labelled as coming from St John the Evangelist) and semi-precious stones (associated with St Christopher).

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • There is a splendid St Christopher, with fishes about his ankles, and a mermaid looking at herself in a mirror.

    Church of St Oswald, Widford, Oxfordshire

  • Well, we know it's St Christopher because his giant staff is visible, but not much else.

    Church of St Oswald, Widford, Oxfordshire

  • In any case it is bound to be St Christopher because it was his image that was painted opposite the door so that churchgoers could look upon it and say a prayer for their safety that day.

    Church of St Oswald, Widford, Oxfordshire

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