Saint who put marbles in mouth to stop cursing?
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I hear that there was a Saint who used to put marbles in his mouth to help him stop cursing.  I am looking for his name, but I haven't had any success.  Might anyone know the name of this Saint?
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#2
I don't know who it was ... but please don't try this at home!

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I was looking around for the saint with the marbles and I found the story of Saint Raymond Nonnatus:

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12671b.htm Wrote:He was zealous in teaching the Christian religion and made many converts, which embittered the Mohammedan authorities. Raymond was subjected to all kinds of indignities and cruelty, was made to run the gauntlet, and was at last sentenced to impalement. The hope of a greater sum of money as ransom caused the governor to commute the sentence into imprisonment. To prevent him from preaching for Christ, his lips were pierced with a red-hot iron and closed with a padlock.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Nonnatus Wrote:One particular ritual is centered around the padlock that is part of his martyrdom. Locks are placed at his altar to stop gossip, rumours, valse testimonies and bad talk. Also to keep a secret, stop cursing or lying and to guard priests who want to protect the secrecy of confession. After placing a lock the person takes a seat in the main bench, for all to see.

Nothing about marbles...  :shrug: But if you need a saint to help you stop cursing, maybe he can help?
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