They filed out beneath the stained-glass windows depicting the patron saint of beekeepers and candle makers.
Ronald Reagan is the patron saint for Republicans, just as John F. Kennedy is for Democrats.
Ron Galella, patron saint of paparazzi, released a new book of Michael Jackson photos.
For those who produce but fail to publish, John Kennedy Toole shares the “patron saint” title with Emily Dickinson.
Miles has acted so inconsiderately that he has become almost holy: the patron saint of bad guests.
Dora: I won't be put in statistics, even if it is Christmas and you are the patron saint.
Eros, patron saint of the laundryman, conducts ancient rituals.
She did not add "my patron saint," but Max remembered, and was grateful.
His pictures, his relics, are venerated as with the devotion paid to a patron saint.
Here a highly popular fair was held every year on the feast day of the patron saint of the Abbey.
A saint from whom a person or group claims special protection or prayers. Saint Christopher, for example, is considered the patron of travelers; Saint Luke, the patron of doctors; and Saint Patrick, the patron of Ireland. People who have the same name as a saint may consider the saint their patron. The honoring of patron saints is especially common in the Roman Catholic Church.