Saints related to Patron-of-florists

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  • St. Dorothy
    One of the many Martyrs of the Diocletian Persecution, St. Dorothy went to her heavenly Spouse on February 6, 311 A.D. after many torturers and sufferings.
  • St. Fiacre
    St. Fiacre was raised in County Kilkenny at a Kilferagh monastery. He became known for healing, which caused him to seek out a hermitage in France. In Maux, he built a hospice for the poor and for travelers, and he also build an oratory to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary.
  • St. Rose
    St. Rose of Lima was born on April 20, 1586. She took a vow of chastity and helped her parents and other poor by embroidering. She was a mystic and a visionary, and suffered many mental and physical afflictions. She died at Lima on Aug. 24, 1617.
  • St. Therese of Lisieux
    St. Therese of Lisieux was born January 2, 1873, in Alençon, France. She entered the convent taking the name Sr. Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face. She was asked by her superior to write her story, which became a book, published after her death, entitled "Story of a Soul".