This year Damian's Name day is on 27th September 2017
Saint Damian, whose feast day the celebration is based upon is a patron saint of the following:
Symbols are often associated with Saints, it often helped in the middle ages when people were unable to read thus Damian has the following symbols associated
- Phials and jars
- The rod of Aesculapius
Historically Famous Damians
Damian had a fraternal companion - Cosmas - Cosmas and Damian were highly venerated martyrs in the Eastern Church as twin brothers from Syria who practised medicine and refused to accept fees for their help Damian was first used in the UK at the beginning of 13th Century.