Reptiles / Magnus of Füssen, seventh century, Feast Day: September 6
An Irish missionary, Magnus settled in Germany. He is credited with banishing snakes from the town of Kempten and driving out a dragon in Füssen before founding a monastery there. A bear showed him where to mine iron ore, and that became the leading industry there.
Other patronages: crops
Invoked: against caterpillars, hail, lightning, vermin