St BERNARDAlso 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 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?
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : May 28th
Birth and Death Dates : 996-1081
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : BERNARD-OF-MONTJOUX, BERNARD-OF-MENTHON
Popularity index : 86
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