|Saint Honoratus (Honorius) of Amiens|
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church|
|Attributes||baker's peel or shovel; bishop with a large Host; bishop with three Hosts on a baker's shovel; loaves; prelate with a hand reaching from heaven to give him bread for the Mass|
|Patronage||bakers, confectioners, bakers of holy wafers, candle-makers, florists, flour merchants, corn chandlers, oil refiners, and pastry chefs|
Saint Honoratus of Amiens (Honoré, sometimes Honorius, Honortus) (d. The Calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a Liturgical year on the level of days by associating each day with one or more Saints Events 1204 - Baldwin IX Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire. Christianity has used symbols from its very beginnings Each Saint has a story and a reason why he or she led an exemplary life A peel is a Shovel -like tool used by Bakers to slide loaves of Bread, Pizzas pastries, and other baked goods into and out Sacramental bread, sometimes called Lamb or Host is the bread which is used in the Christian ritual of the Eucharist. The patron saint of a particular group of people is a Saint who would protect and 'love' the group and its members May 16, ca. Events 1204 - Baldwin IX Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire. 600) was the seventh bishop of Amiens. Events By Place World The population of the Earth rises to about 208 million people His feast day is May 16. The Calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a Liturgical year on the level of days by associating each day with one or more Saints Events 1204 - Baldwin IX Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire.
He was born in Port-le-Grand (Ponthieu) near Amiens to a noble family. Port-le-Grand is a commune in the Somme département in the Picardie region of France. Ponthieu is a former province of northern France. Its chief town is Abbeville. He was said to be virtuous from birth. He was taught by his predecessor in the bishopric of Amiens, Saint Beatus (Beat). He resisted being elected bishop of Amiens, believing himself unworthy of this honor. According to tradition, a ray of light of divine origin descended upon his head upon his election as bishop. There also appeared holy oil of unknown origin on his forehead.
According to a legend, when it was known in his hometown that he had been proclaimed bishop, his nursemaid, who was baking bread for the family, refused to believe that Honoratus had been elevated to such a position. She remarked that she would believe the news only if the peel she had been using to bake bread put down roots and turned itself into a tree. A peel is a Shovel -like tool used by Bakers to slide loaves of Bread, Pizzas pastries, and other baked goods into and out When the peel was placed into the ground, it was transformed into a blackberry tree that gave flowers and fruit. The BlackBerry is a Wireless Handheld device introduced in 1999 as a two-way pager This miraculous tree was still being shown in the sixteenth century.
During his bishopric, he discovered the relics of Victoricus, Fuscian, and Gentian, which had remained hidden for 300 years. A relic is an object or a personal item of religious significance carefully preserved with an air of Veneration as a tangible memorial Saints Victoricus (Victorice Victoric Fuscian (Fulcian Fulcien Fuscien and Gentian (Gentien (d
His cult was widespread in France following reports of numerous miracles when his body was exhumed in 1060. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. A miracle is an event believed to be caused by interposition of Divine intervention by a Supernatural being in the Universe by which the ordinary operation
After his death, his relics were invoked against drought. A relic is an object or a personal item of religious significance carefully preserved with an air of Veneration as a tangible memorial A drought is an extended period of months or years when a region notes a deficiency in its water supply Bishop Guy, son of the Count of Amiens, ordered that a procession be held, in which an urn holding Honoratus' relics were carried around the walls of the city. An urn is a Vase, ordinarily covered and without handles that usually has a narrowed neck above a footed Pedestal. Rain is said to have fallen soon after.
In 1202, a baker named Renold Theriens (Renaud Cherins) donated to the city of Paris some land to build a chapel in honor of the saint. The chapel became one of the richest in Paris, and gave its name to Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. The rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré is a street in Paris, France. In 1400, the bakers of Paris established their guild in the church of Saint Honoratus, celebrating his feast on May 16 and spreading his cult. A guild is an association of craftsmen in a particular trade The earliest guilds were formed as confraternities of workers
He is also the patron of a Carthusian establishment at Abbeville, which was founded in 1306. The Carthusian Order, also called the Order of St Bruno, is a Roman Catholic religious order of enclosed monastics. Abbeville ( Abbegem in Flemish is a city in Picardie in northern France.
In 1659, Louis XIV ordered that every baker observe the feast of Saint Honoratus, and give donations in honor of the saint and for the benefit of the community. Early years Birth and ancestry Louis XIV was born in the Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye on September 5 1638 and bore the Heir apparent 
He is the namesake of the St. Honoré Cake. St Honoré Cake is a Cake named for the French Patron saint of bakers and pastry chefs Saint Honoré or Honoratus (d
A statue of Honoratus stands in the portal of Amiens Cathedral. The Cathedral of Our Lady of Amiens (French Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens) or simply Amiens Cathedral, is the tallest complete Cathedral in 
^ Sometimes 653 is given as his date of death due to confusion with Saint Honorius, Archbishop of Canterbury. Events Sigeberht II the Good succeeds Sigeberht I the Little as king of Essex. Honorius (died 30 September 653 was an Archbishop of Canterbury from 627 to 653