Expedite: Patron Saint of Hackers

125_t“I don’t know why they say Expedite is the computer saint. St. Isidore is the saint of technology and the internet. Yet these people insist on praying to Expedite. Like all things that concern this saint, it is a mystery.” Rev. Michael Amesse

“People who are computer experts or who work with computers do say Expedite is their patron saint,” said the Rev. Michael Amesse, pastor of Our Lady of Guadeloupe Chapel in New Orleans, the only American church with a statue of the saint.
Link: Wired
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Andrew Jones has been blogging since 1997. He is based in San Francisco with his two daughters but also travels the globe to find compelling stories of early stage entrepreneurs changing their world. Sometimes he talks in the third person. Sometimes he even talks to himself and has been heard uttering the name “Precious” :-)

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  • Oh, this makes great sense. Just look how short the guy’s legs are from not getting any exercise. And see his arms? They’re longer than his legs from stretching toward the keyboard to hack away.

  • What a question. Who could be the patron saint of the Hacker scene, but a Woman called Kerstin (Germanic for Christina i.e. “The anointed one”) Hack.
    Linux even named a train after me..”Hack Train” going to Berlin for a huge conference last year…

  • Please pray to St. Expedite. I was in a financial jam and am now in the process of getting out of it, thanks to him. Spread the word….

  • Please pray to St. Expedite. I was in a financial jam and am now in the process of getting out of it, thanks to him. Spread the word….

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