He is responsible for St Elmo’s fire — the strange luminous phenomenon observed round the masts of ships.
Elmo is just a nickname conjured up for our Saint by sailors because he is their Patron, and they couldn’t come to terms with Eraswhatsit.
St. Erasmus Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Elmo, Erasmus of Formia
Birth and Death Dates: ???-303
Celebration or Feast Day: June 2nd
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 75
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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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