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Saints related to Patron-of-doctors

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  • St. Cosmas and Damian
    Arabian twin brothers, Sts. Cosmas and Damian are the patron saints of pharmacists, physicians, and surgeons. They were celebrated for their medical science skills and for their great charity, which caused them refuse payment for their services. During the Diocletian persecution, they were publicly beaten and tortured before being beheaded, c. 283.
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  • St. Luke
    St. Luke the Evangelist was born a Greek and a Gentile and is believed to have been a physician prior by profession. A convert to Christianity, he followed Saint Paul and wrote the third Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles.
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  • St. Raphael the Archangel
    St Raphael is one of the three Archangels mentioned in Sacred Scripture, along with Gabriel and Michael. His best known appearance is in the Old Testament book of Tobit. During this book, he does several works of healing. He is traditionally attributed as the Angel in John who stirred the waters of Bethsaida.
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