Some Patron Saints of Odd Things

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There are patron saints of everything in Catholicism. Many saints are patrons of multiple things. Take St. George, for example. In addition to being the patron of England, he is also the patron of syphilis. St. Lawrence is the patron of both chefs and comedians. St. Eligius is the patron of computer programmers, gas station workers, basket weavers, coin collectors and invoked against boils! Here is a far-from-exhaustive list of some interesting things that have patron saints.

Patron Of Saint
Abdominal Pains Erasmus (Elmo)
Advertisers, Advertising Bernardine of Siena
AIDS Caregivers Aloysius Gonzaga
Alcoholism John of God, Martin of Tours, Monica, Urban of Langres
Ammunition Magazines Barbara
Amputees Anthony of Padua, Antony the Abbot
Anesthetists  Rene Goupil
Ants (protection against) Saturninus of Toulouse
Apple Orchards Charles Borromeo
Archaeologists Damasus I, Helena, Jerome
Arms Dealers Adrian of Nicomedia
Asses Anthony of Padua
Astronauts Joseph of Cupertino
Backward Children Hilary of Poitiers
Banking Michael the Archangel
Barbers Cosmas and Damian, Louis, Martin de Porres
Bartenders, Bar Keepers, Bar Staff Amand
Bee Keepers Ambrose
Beggars Alexius of Rome, Benedict Joseph Labre, Elizabeth of Hungary, Giles, Martin of Tours
Bird Dealers John the Baptist
Bladder Disease Blaise, Vitalis of Asissi
Blood Donors Our Lady of the Thorns
Bodily Purity Agnes of Rome
Boilermakers Eligius (Eloi)
Bomb Technicians Barbara
Bowel Disorders Bonaventure
Box Makers Fiacre
Brigands (Danger From) Leonard of Noblac
Bullfighters Saturninus of Toulouse
Bus Drivers Christopher
Cab Drivers Joseph, Fiacre
Cake Makers Honoratus
Carnies Julian the Hospitaller
Cats Gertrude of Nivelles
Cattle Breeders Mark
Cemetery Workers Antony the Abbot, Callistus I
Champions; Invincible People; To Be Invincible Drausinus
Cheese Makers/Sellers Uguzo of Carvagna
Chemical Manufacturers Cosimas & Damian
Chicken Farmers Brigid of Ireland
Children who are late in learning to walk Vaast of Arras
Chivalry George
Circus Workers Julian the Hospitaller
Clowns Genesius, Justin Martyr
Coffee, Coffeehouses, Coffeehouse workers/owners Drogo
Coffin Makers Stephen the Martyr
Coin Collectors Eligius (Eloi)
Comedians Vitus
Computer Programmers Eligius of Noyon
Computer Users Isidore of Seville
Conscientious Objectors Marcellus
Criminals Dominic
Dancers Genesius of Rome, Philemon of Antinoe, Vitus
Dandruff Genesius of Arles
Death By Artillery, Protection Against Barbara
Death, Happy Joseph of Cupertino
Deformed People Drogo
Dentists Apollonia
Dietitians Martha
Difficult Marriages Catherine of Genoa, Elizabeth of Portugal, Fabiola, Godelieve, Gummarus, Hedwig, Helena, Louis IX, Margaret the Barefooted, Monica
Disappointing Children Clotilde, Louise de Marillac, Matilda, Monica
Diseased Cattle, Protection Against Beuno, Erhard of Regensburg, Roch, Sebastian
Divorced People Fabiola, Gummarus, Helena
Dog Bites Hubert of Liege, Vitus, Walburga, Ubald
Dogs; Dog Lovers; Dog Fanciers Hubert of Liege, Roch, Vitus
Doubters Joseph
Dysfunctional Families Eugene de Mazenod
Editors John Bosco, John the Apostle
Elderly People Anthony of Padua
Enemies Of Religion Sebastian
Entomophobia (fear of insects) Gratus of Aosta
Escape From Devils Margaret (or Marina) of Antioch
Evil Spirits, Protection Against Agrippina, Quirinus
Excessive Rain Genevieve (Genofeva)
Excluded People Patrick
Fainting, Faintness Urban of Langres, Ursus of Ravenna, Valentine
Falling Venantius
Family Happiness Or Harmony Dymphna, Ksenya Blazhennaya
Fear Of Night Giles the Abbot
Fencing Michael the Archangel
Fiddlers, Fiddle Players Julian the Hospitaller
File Makers Theodosius the Cenobriarch
Fire Prevention Catherine of Siena, Agatha
Flight Attendants Bona of Pisa
Forgotten People Jeanne de Chantal
Freedom Infant Jesus of Prague
French Air Crews Our Lady of the Assumption
French Monarchs Louis IX
Frenzy, Protection Against Denis, Peter the Apostle, Ulric
Friendships John the Apostle
Frost, Protection Against Urban of Langres
Fruit Dealers Christopher
Fugitives Bridgid of Ireland
Funeral Directors Joseph of Arimathea
Gas Station Workers Eligius (Eloi)
Geese; Goose Gall, Martin of Tours
Geologists Barbara
Gravediggers Antony the Abbot, Joseph of Arimathea
Greeting Card Manufacturers Valentine
Greetings Valentine
Guardian Angels Raphael the Archangel
Gunsmiths Eligius of Noyon, Sebastian
Hail Magnus of Fussen
Hairdressers Cosmas, Damian, Louis IX, Martin de Porres, Mary Magdalen, Patrick
Hardware Stores Sebastian
Hernias Alban of Mainz, Catald of Taranto, Conrad of Piacenza, Cosmas, Damian, Drogo, Gummarus
Herpes George
Hoarseness Bernardine of Siena, Maurus
Hops Pickers Arnulf of Soissons
House Hunting Joseph
Illegitimate Children John Francis Regis
Incest (protection against) Dymphna, Laura Vicuna, Winifred of Wales
Information Workers Archangel Gabriel
In-Law Problems Adelaide, Elizabeth of Hungary, Elizabeth Ann Seton, Godelieve, Jeanne de Chantal, Jeanne Marie de Maille, Ludmila, Pulcheria
Insects, Protection Against Dominic of Silos
Interior Souls Joseph
Internet, the Isidore of Seville
Ions, Chinese Joseph
Italian Prison Guards Basilides of Alexandria
Jailers, Corrections Officers Adrian of Nicomedia, Hippolytus of Rome, Martinian of Rome, Processus
Jaundice Odilo
Jealousy, Protection Against Elizabeth of Portugal
Job-Related Stress Walter of Pontoise
Jugglers Julian the Hospitaller
Jumping Venantius
Juvenile Delinquents Dominic Savio
Kidnap Victims Arthelais, Dagobert II
Kidney Stones; Gravel Alban of Mainz
Lacemakers Luke
Lame, The Giles
Lawsuits Agia
Lawsuits Lost Unjustly Nicholas of Myra
Leg Trouble Servatus
Lepers Giles
Liberal Arts Catherine of Bologna
Librarians Catherine of Alexandria, Jerome, Lawrence of Rome
Lighthouse Keepers Venerius
Linguists Gotteschalk
Lions Mark the Apostle
Loss Of Milk By Nursing Mothers Margaret (or Marina) of Antioch
Lost Items Anthony of Padua
Magicians John Bosco
Mail Anthony of Padua
Marriages (Unhappy) Gengulf
Medal Collectors Eligius (Eloi)
Medical Record Librarians Raymond of Penyafort
Mental Health Workers Christina the Astonishing, Dymphna
Mentally Ill Dymphna
Mice, Protection Against Gertrude of Nivelles, Servatus, Ulric
Mixed Race, People Of Martin de Porres
Moles (burrowing animals) Ulric of Augsburg
Morticians Dismas, Joseph of Arimathea, Sebastian
Motorcyclists Mary, The Madonna of Castaliazzo or Our Lady of Grace and of Crete
Murderers Caedwalla, Julian the Hospitaller, Nicholas of Myra, Vladimir
Nearsightedness, Short-Sightedness Clarus, Abbot
Needle Makers Helena
Nettle Rash, Protection Against Benedict
Obsession Raphael the Archangel, Quirinus of Sescia, Ubaldus Baldassini
Oil Refiners, Oil Refinery Workers Honorius of Amiens
Old-Clothes Dealers Anne
Open Sores Peregrine Laziosi
Opposition Of Church Authorities Elizabeth Ann Seton, Joan of Arc, Teresa of Avila
Paratroopers Michael the Archangel
Pastry Chefs Honorius of Amiens, Macarius the Younger
Pawnbrokers Nicholas of Myra, Bernardino of Feltre (Bd)
Peasants Lucy of Syracuse, Margaret (or Marina) of Antioch, Notburga
Pencil Makers Thomas Aquinas
Photographers Veronica
Pigeon Fanciers Catherine Laboure
Pigs, Swine Anthony the Abbott
Plasterers Bartholomew
Playing Card Manufacturers Balthasar, Melchior, Caspar
Poets David, Columba
Poison Sufferers Benedict, Abbot, John the Apostle, Pirminus
Pork Butchers Transfiguration of Our Lord
Postal Workers Gabriel the Archangel
Precision Instrument Makers Hubert of Liege
Procrastination Expeditus
Prostitution Nicholas (aka Santa Claus)
Public Relations Bernardine of Siena
Purse-Makers Brieuc of Brittany
Quantity Surveyors Thomas, Apostle
Rabies Hubert, Ubald
Radiologists Michael the Archangel
Rape Victims Agatha, Agnes of Rome, Dymphna
Recluses Anthony the Abbott, Giles
Reformed Alcoholics Martin of Tours, Matthias
Reformed Prostitutes Margaret of Cortona, Mary Magdalene
Reformed Thieves Dismas
Running Water John Nepomucene
Salesmen Lucy of Syracuse
Salmon Kentigern
Seasickness Erasmus (Elmo)
Second Marriages Adelaide of Burgundy, Matilda of Saxony
Secretaries Catherine of Alexandria, Genesius of Arles
Servants Martha, Notbunga
Servants (Women) Zita
Sexual Temptation Angela of Foligno, Catherine of Siena, Margaret of Cortona, Mary of Edessa, Mary of Egypt, Mary Magdalene, Mary Magdalen of Pazzi, Pelagia of Antioch
Shoe Shiners Nicholas of Myra
Silence John Nepomucene
Skaters Lidwina
Skiers Bernard of Montjoux, Andronicus (with Athanasia), Our Lady of Graces
Slavery Peter Claver
Sleepwalkers Dymphna
Snake Bite Victims Hilary, Pirminus, Vitus
Spas John the Baptist
Spelunkers Benedict
Spousal Abuse (physical) Rita of Cascia
Spousal Abuse (verbal) Anne Marie Taigi, Godelieve, Monica
Stamp Collectors Gabriel the Archangel
Starlings Ambrose of Milan
Stenographers Cassian of Imola
Stiff Neck, Protection Against Ursicinus of Saint-Ursanne
Stinging Nettle Rashes Benedict
Stock Brokers Matthew the Apostle
Storks Agricola of Avignon
Stutterers, Stammering Children Notkar Balbulus
Success Servatus
Swans Hugh of Lincoln
Swineherds Anthony of Padua, Antony the Abbot
Syphilis Fiacre, George
Tax Collectors Matthew
Teenagers (Esp. Girls) Mark, Maria Goretti
Telecommunications Gabriel the Archangel
Television Clare, Gabriel the Archangel
Test takers Joseph of Cupertino, Philomena
Toothache Apollonia
Torture Victims Agatha, Alban, Bibiana, Charles Lwanga, Eulalia
Toy Makers Claude de la Columbiere
Twitching, Protection Against Bartholomew the Apostle, Cornelius
Ugly People Drogo, Germaine Cousin
Unemployed People Cajetan
Unmarried Girls Andrew the Apostle, Catherine of Alexandria,    Nicholas of Myra
Vanity, Protection Against Rose of Lima
Venereal Disease Fiacre
Victims Of Adultery Or Unfaithfulness Catherine of Genoa, Elizabeth of Portugal, Fabiola
Victims Of Jealousy Elizabeth of Portugal, Hedwig
Vinegar Makers Vincent of Saragossa
Virgins Agnes of Rome, Blessed Virgin Mary
Volcanic Eruptions Agatha
Wandering Musicians, Minstrels Julian the Hospitaller
Warehouses Barbara
Wasps (fear of) Friard
Watchmen Peter of Alcantara
Wet-Nurses Concordia, Agatha
Witchcraft, Protection Against Benedict
Wolves Edmund of East Anglia
Women whose husbands are at war Daniel of Padua
Yachtsmen Adjutor, Our Lady, Star of the Sea
Young People, African Charles Lwanga
Young People, Mexican John Bosco