St. Christopher

(Offero)

d. 250

Early Christian saint whose name means "bearer". Said to have born the burdens of the Christ child."

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
The Gentle Giant  in  Stories of the Saints  by  Grace Hall
Story of Saint Christopher in  Saint Christopher and Saint Cuthbert  by  Mary Macgregor
The Legend of St. Christopher  in  The Book of Legends  by  Horace E. Scudder
St. Christopher  in  The Book of Legends  by  Horace E. Scudder


Image Links


Christopher shalt thou be named, because thou hast borne the Christ upon thy shoulders.
 in Saint Christopher and Saint Cuthbert

When I see his sign I am sore afraid.'
 in Saint Christopher and Saint Cuthbert

Christopher bound by the Roman soldiers
 in Saint Christopher and Saint Cuthbert

He sent two beautiful women into the dungeon that they might try to persuade Christopher to worship their gods.
 in Saint Christopher and Saint Cuthbert

The child upon his shoulder seemed to grow heavier
 in In God's Garden