Tag Archives: martyrs

Tarot of the Saints Wrap-Up

April 1st, 2010 It’s a very human thing to want to wrap things nicely, so here are my observations: It was never my intention to study the entire deck, I was merely curious about St. Helena, but then carried on. … Continue reading

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St. George – Knight of Swords

There will always be an England if St. George lives in our memories! Hip, hip, up the Raj. St. George slays the dragon and all is right when chivalry and courage Rule Britannia. You might have guessed that St. George … Continue reading

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XIII – St. Stephen – Martyrdom

Card XIII in the tarot is the Death card, here transformed into “Martyrdom” by author and artist Robert Place. I’ve been hearing about Stephen since I was a child. He’s very popular in both Protestant and Catholic tradition, a hero … Continue reading

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X – St. Catherine – Wheel of Fortune

I am disappointed to find that St. Catherine of Alexandria is another Saint that the Church in the late 1960s decided was not a real person, or at least the legends about her were historically undocumented. Her popularity plummeted. But … Continue reading

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