Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: patron of plague sufferers

  • Prayer to St. Roch, patron of plague sufferers  

    Jack Coulehan Stony Brook, New York   San Roque. Francisco Ribalta, between circa 1600 and circa 1610. Museu de Belles Arts de València. Via Wikimedia.   Please take your work to the next step,  St. Roch, beyond being a friendly ghost  to the lost. Bring us back from the edge.     Pour out the healing grace of your…