St. Lidwina of Schiedam

Saint Lidwina of Schiedam is the patron of the chronically ill and ice skaters. Legend has it that she fell while ice skating and broke a rib which she never recovered from. She became bed-ridden for life after the fall and began having many miraculous healings attributed to her. Saint Lidwina of Schiedam fasted continuously and at her death the sweet odor of sainthood filled her room. St. Lidwina of Schiedam's feast day is April 14th.