Saint Andrew

  • Andrew the Apostle
    Called in the Orthodox tradition Πρωτόκλητος, or the First-called, was a Christian Apostle and the brother of Saint Peter.
    Andrew is the patron saint of several cities and countries including: Barbados, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Ukraine, Amalfi in Italy, Esgueira in Portugal, Luqa in Malta, and Patrasin Greece. He is considered the founder and the first bishop of the Church of Byzantium and is consequently the patron saint of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. The flag of Scotland (and consequently the Union Flag and that of its commonwealth countries) feature St Andrew's saltire cross.