Humble plowman (or ploughman if you prefer) and Patron of Madrid.
He got up early for mass — he plowed — he shared his plowman’s lunch with the poor — he plowed — he married — he plowed — he had a son — he plowed — his son died — he plowed.
After the loss of his son, he and his wife devoted themselves to holy things. In between, he plowed.
Then she died — he plowed and carried on praying.
Eventually he died too, probably from plowing-related exhaustion. Since then there seems to have been a bountiful reaping of posthumous miracles.
St. Isidore of Madrid Facts and Figures
Name: Isidore of Madrid
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Isidore the Laborer, Isidore the Farmer, San Isidro Labrador
Birth and Death Dates: ???-1170
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 77
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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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