Oil Dedicated to St Adjutor (Patron for Yachtsmen)
St Adjutor (Patron for Yachtsmen) from A Blessed Call To Love, Ireland.
Saint Adjutor, also known as St. Ayoul, was a French nobleman and soldier who lived during the 7th century. He is venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church, and his feast day is celebrated on May 30th.
Known about St. Adjutor’s early life, but it believed that he born in Vernon, a town in Normandy, France, around the year 608. He the son of a wealthy nobleman and trained in the art of war from a young age.
St. Adjutor became a soldier and served under King Dagobert I. He known for his bravery and skill in battle, and he quickly rose through the ranks of the army. However, he eventually grew tired of the violence and bloodshed that came with being a soldier, and he decided to leave the army and devote his life to God.
After leaving the army, St. Adjutor became a hermit and lived a life of prayer and contemplation in the forest of Laon, in northern France. He known for his piety and his ability to perform miracles, and he soon gained a following of people who sought his advice and guidance.
St. Adjutor lived as a hermit for many years. But he eventually returned to society and founded a monastery in the town of Jouarre, near Paris. He lived there for the rest of his life, and he continued to revered as a holy man and a miracle worker.
St. Adjutor died on May 30th, 670, and he buried in the monastery he had founded. His cult spread throughout France and beyond, and he eventually canonized by the Catholic Church.
Today, St. Adjutor venerated as the patron saint of soldiers. And he often invoked for protection during times of war and conflict. His life is a reminder of the transformative power of faith. The importance of finding peace and meaning in one’s life.