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

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