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Saint Erasmus - June 2

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Saint Erasmus Also known as Elmo Eramo Erarmo Ermo Herasmus Rasimus Rasmus Telmo Memorial 2 June Profile Bishop of Formiae, Campagna, Italy. He fled to Mount Lebanon in the persecutions …More
Saint Erasmus
Also known as

Elmo
Eramo
Erarmo
Ermo
Herasmus
Rasimus
Rasmus
Telmo
Memorial

2 June

Profile

Bishop of Formiae, Campagna, Italy. He fled to Mount Lebanon in the persecutions of emperor Diocletian where he was fed by a raven so he could stay in hiding. Discovered by the authorities, he was imprisoned, but an angel rescued him. Recaptured, he was martyred. One of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. Namesake for the static electric discharge called Saint Elmo’s Fire.

Died

disemboweled c.303 at Formiae, Italy
Canonized

Pre-Congregation
Patronage

against abdominal pains
against appendicitis
against birth pains
against childhood intestinal disease
against colic
against danger at sea
against intestinal disorders
against seasickness
against stomach diseases
against storms
ammunition workers
boatmen
childbirth
explosives workers
Gaeta, Italy
mariners
navigators
ordnance workers
sailors
watermen
women in labour
Representation

windlass
catholicsaints.info/saint-erasmus/