Saint Blaise – Saint of the Day – February 3

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Saint Blaise Biography

Saint Blaise Profile. Born: N/A in Armenia, Asia. Worked in Armenia. Died: 316 AD in Armenia. Feast Day is celebrated on February 3.

The Memorial of Saint Blaise – Saint of the Day

Saint Blaise Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth N/A
Country of Birth Armenia of Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Healer of men and animals
Place of Work Armenia
Date of Death 316 AD
Place of Death Armenia
Feast Day February 3
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of 1. against angina
2. against bladder diseases
3. against blisters
4. against coughs
5. against dermatitis
6. against dropsy
7. against eczema
8. against edema
9. against fever
10. against goitres
11. against headaches
12. against impetego
13. against respiratory diseases
14. against skin diseases
15. against snake bites
16. against sore throats
17. against stomach pain
18. against storms
19. against teething pain
20. against throat diseases
21. against toothaches
22. against ulcers
23. against whooping cough
24. against wild beasts
25. angina sufferers
26. animals
27. cattle
28. children
29. healthy throats
30. motorists
31. pack horses
32. pets
33. pigs
34. bakers
35. brick layers
36. builders
37. carvers
38. cobblers
39. construction workers
40. cowherds
41. farm workers
42. hat makers
43. hatters
44. millers
45. musicians who play wind instruments
46. plasterers
47. shoe makers
48. sock makers
49. stocking makers
50. stone cutters
51. stone masons
52. swineherds
53. tailors
54. tanners
55. veterinarians
56. wool-combers
57. wool weavers
58. Dalmatia
59. Paragua
60. Sint-Blasius-Boekel, Belgium
61. Dubrovnik, Croatia
62. Braunschweig, Germany
63. Mühlhausen, Germany
64. Sankt Blasien, Germany
65. Alanno, Italy
66. Anguillara Sabazia, Italy
67. Bovolone, Italy
68. Camastra, Sicily, Italy
69. Cantalupo in Sabina, Italy
70. Cassano allo Ionio, Italy
71. Castellania, Italy
72. Doues, Italy
73. Militello, Sicily, Italy
74. Montecatini Val di Cecina, Italy
75. Naples, Italy
76. Ostuni, Italy
77. Palombara Sabina, Italy
78. Pietrasanta, Italy
79. Revello, Italy
80. Ruvo di Puglia, Italy
81. Sacrofano, Italy
82. Saint Lucia del Mela, Italy

Saint Blaise Biography

Blaise was a Bishop in Sebaste, Armenia. He lived in a cave on Mount Argeus.

He was a healer of men and animals. It’s told that sick animals could come to him on their own seeking for help. However, they could not disturb him while in Prayer.

The governor of Cappadocia, Agricola went to Sebaste to persecute Christians. His followers went into forests to find wild animals and found many waiting outside Blaise’s cave. He was in prayer and therefore they arrested him. Agricola tried him to revoke his faith but he refused.

While in prison, he ministered and healed fellow prisoners, including saving a child who was chocked by fish. This is the reason as to why we have the blessing of the throat in Blaise feast day.

He was thrown into a lake to die. However, he stood on the surface and challenged his persecutors to walk out and show the mightiness of their gods. They all drowned. When he returned to dry land, he was killed through beating and his flesh was torn with wool combs. Lastly, he was beheaded.

St Blaise
St Blaise

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