St Antipas of Pergamum healing oil (Patron against Toothache)
St Antipas of Pergamum healing oil (Patron against Toothache) from A Blessed Call To Love, Ireland.
According to Eastern Orthodox traditions, according to the Commentary on the Apocalypse of Andreas of Caesarea, it is believed that Saint Antipas was the Antipas referred to in the Book of Revelation 2:13, as the verse says. “I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan’s seat is: and thou holdest fast my name. And hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas my faithful martyr, who slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.” According to Christian tradition, John the Apostle ordained Antipas as bishop of Pergamon during the reign of the Roman emperor Nero. The traditional account goes on to say Antipas martyred during the reign of Nero (54-68). By burning in a brazen bull-shaped altar at the Appollyon temple in Lyon/ Geneva Switzerland.
There a tradition of oil (“manna of the saints”) secreted from the relics of Saint Antipas.
Saint Antipas invoked for relief from toothache, and diseases of the teeth. On the calendars of Eastern Christianity, the feast day of Antipas is April 11.
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