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St BERNARD

Christian Saint

Also known as BERNARD-OF-MONTJOUX, BERNARD-OF-MENTHON

Patron Saint of Skiers

He did missionary work in the Alps, having heard that the Lord alps those that alp themselves. (Sorry.)

He also found himself founding hospices at the two famous passes named after him — after discovering that people half-way up a snow-clad mountain tended to have more accidents than anyone else.

He is of course best known for those great lollopy rescue dogs: the breed known as the St Bernard. Was it his idea to equip them with barrels of brandy?

St BERNARD FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : BERNARD
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : saint
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : May 28th
Birth and Death Dates : 996-1081
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : BERNARD-OF-MONTJOUX, BERNARD-OF-MENTHON
Popularity index : 87
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Article last updated on 22 February 2009 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "BERNARD: Saint from Christian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 22 Feb. 2009. Web. 1 September 2014.

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