He traveled barefoot to Italy in sackcloth at the time of the Black Death. Once there, he helped and healed until finally he caught the plague himself.
He crawled off into the woods to die alone so he would not infect anyone. He was saved by a mysterious dog, which came and fed him until he was well enough to limp homewards.
Here he was arrested as a spy because no one could recognize or remember him. So he died in prison.
The only good news we can supply is that as a Saint he has been united with the dog.
St. Roch Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: ROCK
Birth and Death Dates: ???-1378
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 132
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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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