St. Timothy (Patron of Stomach Ailments)

Saint Timothy medal

Patron Saint: Stomach Ailments

Died: 97 AD

Memorial: January 26th

Prayer of St. Timothy:

Dear Saint, well known for your gentleness, you were a most faithful disciple of Saint Paul, and like him traveled much to bring the Good News to all people. The Letters Paul wrote to you reveal your zeal and inspire us with confidence in you. You too were cast into prison and you too gave your life for Christ. So with confidence we dare to ask, please obtain relief for {name of sufferer}, if it be God's will.

Why he is venerated by the Holy Roman Catholic Church:

Converted to Christ by St. Paul the Apostle

Missionary

Priest

Head of Church in Ephesus

Bishop

Martyred by being stoned to death after trying to calm a crazed mob outside of a Pagan Temple