Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016: Feast Day of Cosmas and Damian

Cosmas and Damian Feast Day is Today

Quick Fact Sheet:

  • Brothers
  • Miracle medical workers - first to transplant a human limb onto another person
  • Born in Arabia before Islam in the 3rd century
  • Specifically lives at Egaea in Cilicia
  • They were highly esteemed by the citizens of that area.
  • The governor of Cilicia took, tortured and finally killed them for being Christian on September 26, 283.
  • They are patron saints of pharmacists (or druggists).

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