There are a lot of miracles throughout St. Roch's life
, including the fact he was conceived after his barren mother prayed to the Virgin Mary. He eschewed the governorship of Montpelier to go on a pilgrimage to Rome. There he ministered those who were sick from the plague, he recovered himself when a dog licked his wounds. Returning to his native Montpelier, he was arrested for espionage and died in prison, never revealing his true identity.