Patron Saint of Salmon
This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch…There really is a patron saint of salmon!
As Alaska’s salmon season gets underway, it seems appropriate to acknowledge the patron saint of salmon.
It’s Saint Kentigern of Scotland. Born long ago in 518, Kentigern was the illegitimate son of a king’s daughter.
He trained as a priest at a monastery, where his saint-hood evolved around a dangerous love-triangle.
Legend has it that the king suspected his wife of having an affair, because she had given one of her favorite rings...
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