Saint Andrew

Saint Andrew is the patron saint of fishermen. He is also the patron saint of Scotland and Russia.

Both Andrew and his brother Simon Peter were fishermen and became Christ’s first disciples. Christ promised to make them ‘fishers of men’ and persuaded Andrew and Simon Peter to leave their nets and follow him.

Peter Paul Rubens, 'The Miraculous Draught of Fishes', 1618-19
Peter Paul Rubens, The Miraculous Draught of Fishes, 1618-19 

Peter Paul Rubens
Peter Paul Rubens: 'The Miraculous Draught of Fishes'

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Carlo Crivelli: 'Saint Andrew'
Saint Andrew
Carlo Crivelli
Gian Lorenzo Bernini: 'Saints Andrew and Thomas'
Saints Andrew and Thomas
Gian Lorenzo Bernini