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Saintly Counties of U.S.
Each of these counties is directly or indirectly named for a saint, and starts its name with Saint, Sainte, St., Ste., San or Santa. Identify the counties.
Hint - only 1 of the 18 names is from the second half of the alphabet!
Counties are listed in alphabetical order of saints' names.
Last updated: August 11, 2015
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Info on the Saint
Born in current Algeria in 354, became Bishop of Hippo
Patron saint of artillerymen, she was beheaded by her father
15th century Franciscan, known as "Apostle of Italy"
Family surname Borromeo, he became Archbishop of Milan at 25
Patron saint of TV, an early follower of St. Francis of Assisi
Proper name Didacus of Alcala, worked in Canary Islands
16th century Basque Jesuit missionary to Asia
Born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone in the Duchy of Spoleto
Organised a prayer marathon that saved Paris from Attila the Hun
Considered maternal grandfather of Jesus, called Imran by Muslims
Descendent of King David, patron saint of New France & workers
Youngest of 12 Apostles, known as "Beloved Disciple"
Reputedly sent the Holy Grail to Spain before his martyrdom in 258
Became Bishop of Toulouse in 1297 at age 22, died at 23
San Luis Obispo
Known as Theotokos in Orthodox Churches
Another of 12 Apostles, birth name probably Levi
Archangel mentioned in both Old Testament and Quran
Reclusive girl from Viterbo, her saint's day features La Macchina
Aug 11, 2015
So we don't have to write "Saint" but we do have to write "'s"?
Aug 11, 2015
No, just the saint's name. So if county was either St. Claus or Santa Claus, you would only need to write Claus.
Aug 12, 2015
I think he/she is referring to Mary's. Sometimes I had the right saint, just didn't translate it to the correct language - John/Juan, Micheal/Miguel, Matthew/Mateo.
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