St BLAISEAlso known as BLASE
Patron Saint of Sore Throats and Throat Disease, also Wool-Combers
Bishop of Sebastea and Martyr.
When the persecution of Christians broke out in Armenia he fled to the hills and lived in a cave blessing and healing wild animals.
He was betrayed by hunters and beheaded after near-starvation. He's also the Patron Saint of Wool-Combers, as wool was just the thing to wrap round sore throats.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : February 3rd
Birth and Death Dates : ??? -316
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : BLASE
Popularity index : 74
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