Saints Alive! | St. Elmo

Erasmus of Formia, also known as Saint Elmo (died c. 303), was a Christian saint and martyr. He is venerated as the patron saint of sailors and abdominal pain. Erasmus or Elmo is also one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, saintly figures of Christian tradition who are venerated especially as intercessors. The electrical discharge on ships at sea, "St. Elmo's Fire," is named for him. For more about this saint please click on the image. Peace be with you!