St. Gianna is the patron saint of mothers, physicians, and unborn children.
Saint Gerald , considered by his Church and his followers as a great example of a celibate Christian aristocrat, is the patron saint of counts and bachelors.
Saint Raphael the Archangel serves as the patron saint of healing. Unlike most saints, Raphael was never a human being who lived on Earth.
Praying to St . Gianna for Fertility. There are two standard prayers to St . Gianna, one is a novena (meaning you say it for nine days in a row), and one is a litany (which would typically be done in a group setting with call and response).
Philomena is the patron saint of infants, babies, and youth. The remains were moved to Mugnano del Cardinale in 1805. There, they became the focus of widespread devotion; several miracles were credited to Philomena’s intercession, including the healing of Pauline Jaricot in 1835, which received wide publicity.
Saint Gerard is the Patron Saint of Fertility.
St Monica knows the pain of a wayward child – she prayed for St Augustine for years before he became one of the greatest saints of our Church. She’s the patron saint of mothers, wives, abuse victims and alcoholics.
Bartholomew the Apostle : The Saint of Dermatology. Bartholomew the apostle has long been associated with skin diseases and may be considered the patron saint of dermatology.
To Heal A Friend Think, O’ God , of our friend who is ill, whom we now commend to Your compassionate regard. that no healing is too hard if it be Your will. We therefore pray that You bless our friend with Your loving care, renew his/her strength, and heal what ails him/her in Your loving name.
Loving God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, lend skill to the hands of my healers, and bless the means used for my cure. Give me such confidence in the power of your grace, that even when I am afraid, I may put my whole trust in you; through our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.
Raphael (/ˈræfiəl/; Hebrew: רְפָאֵל, translit. Rəp̄āʾēl, lit. ‘ God has healed’; Ancient Greek: Ραφαήλ, Raphaḗl; Coptic: ⲣⲁⲫⲁⲏⲗ, Rafaêl; Arabic: رفائيل, Rafā’īl, or إسرافيل, Isrāfīl; Amharic: ሩፋኤል, Rufaʾel) is an archangel responsible for healing in the traditions of most Abrahamic religions.
Lord, I thank You for this baby and I give my pregnancy to You, praying that throughout the whole time You will be there to comfort and encourage and strengthen each member of the family. I pray that You would place Your hand of blessing on this little human being that is being formed in my womb
One day Hannah went up to the Tabernacle and prayed with great weeping (I Samuel 1:10), while Eli the High Priest was sitting on a chair near the doorpost. In her prayer, she asked God for a son and in return she vowed to give the son back to God for the service of God .
Many families are concerned about what has happened to their baby’s soul if the child was not baptised before death. The Catechism of the Catholic Church 1261 states, “As regards to children who have died without Baptism, the Church can only entrust them to the mercy of God, as she does in her funeral rites for them.