Saint Roch

Saint Roch or Rocco (Arabic: روكز‎; Albanian: Shën Rroku; German and Latin: Rochus; Occitan: Ròc; Catalan: Roc; Italian: Rocco; French: Roch; Maltese: Rokku; Polish: Roch; Spanish, Filipino and Portuguese: Roque; Slovak: Roch or Rochus; Slovene: Rok; Croatian: Rok or Roko; Hungarian: Rókus; Greek: Ρόκκος); lived c.1348 - 15/16 August 1376/79 (traditionally c.1295 – 16 August 1327) was a Christian saint, a confessor whose death is commemorated on 16 August; he is specially invoked against the plague. He may also be called Rock in English, and has the dedication of St Rollox in Glasgow, Scotland, said to be a corruption of St Roch's Loch.

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Cochem - Culture and Sightseeing - Other Sightseeing - Saint Roch's Plague Chapel
... With this new building, the Plague saint, Roch, came to the fore as the chapel's namesake ... A cartouche above the central altar shows Saint "Anthony with Child" ... On the uppermost part of the altar, on an open gable, is Saint Peter with a key and a book ...
Saint Roch - Popular Culture
... twister is El perro de san Roque no tiene rabo porque Ramón Ramírez se lo ha robado ("Saint Roch's dog has no tail because Ramón Ramírez stole it") ... In Bolivia, Saint Roch's day, though not as celebrated as it once was, is considered the "birthday of all dogs", in which the dogs around town can be seen with colorful ribbons tied to them ... Roch, as well as a church, a hospital and many squares and streets ...
Église Saint-Roch
... The Church of Saint-Roch (French Église Saint-Roch) is a late Baroque church in Paris, dedicated to Saint Roch ... Located at 284 rue Saint-Honoré, in the 1st arrondissement, it was built between 1653 and 1740 ... One of them is dedicated to Saint Susanna in memory of the church which used to stand in its place ...
San Roque, Cádiz - Main Sights
2003 25,163 +4.9% 2004 24,757 −1.6% 2005 25,548 +3.2% Source INE (Spain) The New Saint Roch's Chapel (Sp ... The shrine houses a statue of Saint Roch ... of April every year, a procession is held on the saint's honour, with people carrying his image on a float ...
Saint Roch Interceding With The Virgin For The Plague-Stricken
... Saint Roch Interceding with the Virgin for the Plague-Stricken is an early religious painting by the French artist Jacques-Louis David ... It shows Saint Roch interceding to the Virgin Mary and Christ Child for the plague sufferers shown around him ...

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