St. Timothy became the Bishop of Ephesus and was martyred there in 97 A.D. He was named the patron saint of intestinal disorders and diseases of the stomach. Many Catholics who suffer from these digestive disorders pray to St. Timothy for relief from their suffering. They wear a St. Timothy charm or a St. Timothy medal hoping for his intercession during their illness. His feast day is January 26th. This item can be personalized. Add to cart for engraving options.