St. Blaise: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, February 03, 2021

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Saint Blaise was the bishop of Sebastea and a doctor. The first known record of the saint’s life comes from the medical writings of AĂ«tius Amidenus, where he is recorded as helping with patients suffering from objects stuck in their throat. Many of the miraculous aspects of St. BlaiseÂ?s life are written of 400 years after his martyrdom in the Â?Acts of St. Blaise.Â?

Saint Blaise is believed to begin as a healer then, eventually, became a “physician of souls.” He then retired to a cave, where he …