St. Roch:Patron Saint of Dogs & Epidemics

In these uncertain times of Coronavirus, it is comforting to reflect on saints and martyrs who exhibited acts of kindness and compassion. The 14th century Italian Saint Roch (Rocco) is remembered as the patron saint of canines, epidemics and those falsely accused. Born into nobility, he became an orphan at age twenty. He immediately distributed […]