St Roch (Biographical details)

St Roch (saint/martyr; monk/hermit/nun; French; Male; c.1293; c.1350 - c.1327; c.1380; ;)

Also known as

St Roch; St Rocco; St Rochus; San Rocco


Christian saint and hermit, born Montpellier. Travelled throughout Europe nursing plague victims, for whom he is the patron saint. Often represented with the dog who brought him food while he was sick. Feastday: 16 August.