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What is the connection between St. Michael and people who work in grocery stores? If you desire a source that states how St. Michael the Archangel became the patron saint of grocers, you are going to be very disappointed. In France, St. Michael is one of the patron saints of France. He is also the patron saint of Protector of the Jewish people, Guardian of ...


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G.K. Chesterton did not have a high opinion of the Grocer as the hero of modern times and would probably been led the protests against shuttering inns in favor of herding us in to grocery stores. He wrote several songs against grocers, but this one mentions St. Michael specifically: Pardon, dear Lady, if this Christmas time, The Convalescent Bard in ...


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This is most likely an adoption, due to the fact that in Medieval times, soldiers (police if you like) would protect the market places where grocers would sell their goods.


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