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Sts Cosmas & Damian

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St. Cosmas and St. Damian were brother physicians who were martyred around 303 A.D. According to ancient documents, Cosmas' tomb is at Cyrrhus in Syria along with St. Damian. There a Basilica was built in their honour. St. Cosmas is mentioned in the Roman Canon (Eucharistic Prayer I). They are the Patrons of Barbers, the Blind, Druggists, Pharmacists, Physicians, and Surgeons.