August 16th: Feast of St. Rocco

August 16th: Feast of St. Rocco

St. Rocco was a Secular Franciscan who was a nobleman, but chose a life of serving the poor.  St. Rocco lived during the time of the plague and ministered the sick and dying and got a leg infection with the plague.  He went to the forest to die, but was helped by a dog who brought him food and licked …

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