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~ Monday, August 01, 2005
 
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Unlikely but true saintly patronages:

Patron saint of roller skating (St Lydwina of Schiedam)
Patron saint of whitewashers (St Totnan)
Patron saint of actresses (St Pelagia the Penitent)
Patron saint of warehouses (St Barbara)
Patron saint of Florentine cheese merchants (St Bartholomew)
Patron saint of geese (St Martin of Tours)
Patron saint of sleepwalkers (St Dymphna)
Patron saint of wool combers (St Blaise)
Patron saint of those who fear mice (St Gertrude of Nivelles)
Patron saint of swans (St Hugh of Lincoln)
Patron saint of hangover sufferers (St Vivian)
Patron saint of forgotten people (St Jeanne de Chantal)
Patron saint of soap boilers (St Florian)
Patron saint of jockeys (St Eligius)
Patron saint of field hands (St Isidore)
Patron saint of potholing (St Benedict)
Patron saint of tramps (St Edwin)
Patron saint of dysentery sufferers (St Lucy of Syracuse)
Patron saint of stuttering children (St Notkat Bulbulus)
Patron saint of comediennes (St Lawrence)
Patron saint of air hostesses (St Anthony of Padua)
Patron saint of bakers of holy wafers (St Honorius of Amiens)
Patron saint of happy death (St Ulric)
Patron saint of truss makers (St Foillan)
Patron saint of lighthouse keepers (St Dunstan)
Patron saint of souls in purgatory (St Odilo)
Patron saint of disappointing children (St Clotilde)
Patron saint of amputees (St Anthony the Abbot)
Patron saint of mad dogs (St Sithney)
Patron saint of those who fight communism (St Joseph)
Patron saint of second-hand clothes sellers (St Anne)
Patron saint of bartenders (St Amand)
Patron saint of dandruff sufferers (St Genesius of Arles)
Patron saint of Belgian air crews (St Therese of Lisieux)
Patron saint of carnies (St Julian the Hospitaller)
Patron saint of wax melters (St Bernard of Clairvaux)
Patron saint of purplers (St Maurice)
Patron saint of whales (St Brendan the Navigator)
Patron saint of dog fanciers (St Hubert of Liege)

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