Is there a patron saint for babies or children who have or had convulsions?


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Is there a patron saint for babies or children who have or had convulsions?

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There are a number of patron saints for babies, including the Holy Innocents, Maximus, Nicholas of Tolentino, and Philip of Zell. The most likely category for patron saints of those with convulsions would be epilepsy, which has the patron saints Dymphna, Vitus, and Willibrord.


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