Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. ISIDORE OF MADRID

Christian Saint

Also known as Isidore the Laborer, Isidore the Farmer, San Isidro Labrador

Patron Saint of Madrid, Farmers and Rural Farming Villages

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

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
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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