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26th September 'Saints Cosmos and Damian'

Saints. Cosmos and Damian were brothers, born in Arabia, c.300 AD who were skilled in the science of medicine. Being Christians, they were filled with the spirit of charity and never took money for their services. They are patron saints of pharmacists. 
(Sculptural relief in bronze 1979 by Toni Schneider-Manzell (1911-1996) on the south porch of Essen Cathedral, Germany)

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