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St. Roch

St Roch plaqueFeast Day: August 16

Patron of Dogs and Those Who Love Them, Bachelors, Surgeons, Tile Makers, Falsely Accused People, Invalids, Diseased Cattle

Invoked against Epidemics, Knee & Skin Problems, Plague & Pestilence

The symbolic imagery:
Roch is being tended by the devoted dog, deep in the forest. Dogwood flowers surround the image, as does tilework, cattle and the zodiac sign. Butterflies and birds symbolize freedom.

 (You might want to take a look at St. Roch's Blog at Saints Preserved for Facts, Folklore, Freebies & More.) 

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