St Florian Bethany Saints Wall Cross
Florian was an officer in the Roman army during the third century and was stationed in modern Austria. He was credited with saving a town from burning by throwing just one bucket of water on the fire. He professed his own faith when he refused to execute a group of christians during persecutions. Florian was martyred. Patron against fire, against battles, brewers, chimney sweeps, drowning, fire prevention, firefighters, floods, harvests.
Feast day: May 4th