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Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Roch
- Early 14th century. While on pilgrimage, Roch acquired renown for healing plague victims. He himself was stricken with the plague. Upon returning to his hometown, he was cast into prison as an accused spy, where he died.
Catholic Online: St. Roch
- Some variations on his life.
Life of St. Rochus
- Short biography, accompanied by a photo of a sculpture depicting the saint.
Patron Saints Index: Roch
- Illustrated profile, with links.
- Short article on this pilgrim and confessor who is invoked against the plague, and his cult. In the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
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