The 14 Holy Helpers

The Iconography
A subject of popular devotion in 15th-century Germany, the 14 Holy Helpers usually include the group shown here (left to right): Saints George, Cyriacus, Erasmus of Formiae, Blaise, Acacius, Giles, Vitus, Denis, Pantaleon, Margaret of Antioch, Barbara, Catherine of Alexandria, Eustace, and Christopher.

Prepared in 2015 by Richard Stracke, Emeritus Professor of English, Augusta University



A pair of neo-medieval reliefs created in 1895 for the Church of St. Blaise, Germany. See the description page for details and full-size photo files.