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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Saint Florian - May 4 - Patron Saint of Firefighters

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Florian lived between the 3rd and early 4th centuries.  He was a veteran of the Roman army and lived in Austria.  According to tradition he saved a town from burning down by throwing a single bucket of water on the flames.  In 304, he was arrested for his faith and thrown into the River Enns with a millstone around his neck.  Saint Florian is the patron Saint of firefighters.   

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