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

Andrew Jones launched his first internet space in 1997 and has been teaching on related issues for the past 20 years. He travels all the time but lives between Wellington, San Francisco and a hobbit home in Prague.

5 Comments

  • 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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