St. Giles (d. between 710 and 724) is not as well-known a saint as he used to be. Yet, the list of his areas of patronage is quite long including beggars, the disabled, forests, and hermits. Learn how he became a patron of these and why he is revered in many parts of Europe.
Young Giles: Caring for Others
In Search of Solitude
The Monastery Life
Image: St. Giles with the Doe (Note, in some versions of the story, St. Giles was injured in the hand and artwork will depict that. However, his patronage of cripples tends to favor the story of his leg being injured.)
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