In 1825, a British geologist went to Sicily and examined the remains of a female saint. He concluded that they weren’t human and likely belonged to a goat. He told the priests, who kicked him out and then placed the bones into a casket to prevent future study.
The Internet has a patron saint named Saint Isidore of Seville. He compiled the knowledge of the ancient world and made it accessible for his own and future generations around 600 AD.
March 17 is St Gertrude‘s Day, the patron saint of cats, travelers, gardeners, and mental disorders.
St. Lawrence was roasted to death on a hot grill. In defiance he said “Turn me over – I’m done on this side!”. He is now Patron Saint of Comedians.
Saint Philosophus, before he was martyred, was tied to a bed by his persecutors. They then sent in a prostitute, in an attempt to take away his chastity before he died. With no other options, he bit off his tongue and spat it at the prostitute, who was so horrified that she ran from the room.
Saint Nick is the patron saint of prostitutes.