St. Sebastian

 

 

St. Sebastian was a Christian martyr, killed during the time of the Roman Empire. He is usually depicted tied to a tree and shot with several arrows. Although this was not how St. Sebastian died. According to legend, he was rescued by Irene of Rome and healed. He was later clubbed to death for his Christian beliefs.

 

 

His feast is January 20. He is he patron of archers, athletes and a holy death.

St. Sebastian