Grant me, O Lord, a steady hand and watchful eye, that no one shall be hurt as I pass by. You gave life, I pray no act of mine may take away or mar that gift of Thine. Shelter those, dear Lord, who bear my company from the evils of fire and all calamity.
In addition to being the patron saint of travelers, Saint Christopher is believed to protect people from epilepsy, lightning, storms, pestilence, and floods. Many soldiers also pay tribute to Saint Christopher by wearing his medal or carrying a prayer card with them.
Saint Christopher is the patron saint of travellers, including motorists, who sometimes hang a small image of him in their vehicle for luck. According to legend, he was crossing a river when a child asked to be carried across.
Saint Anthony of Padua (Sant Antoni de Pàdua) The story goes that Saint Anthony had lost one of his favorite books, a commentary of the psalms, and he prayed to God to get it back.
” Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil; May God rebuke him , we humbly pray; And do thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan and all evil spirits who wander through the world for the ruin of souls.
Saint Christopher is the patron saint of strength.
Among Catholicism’s most popular saints , Christopher was listed as a martyr. Legend had it he carried a child who grew increasingly heavy across a river — the child was supposed to be carrying the weight of God. But there wasn’t enough historical evidence the man ever existed, so Pope Paul VI dropped him.
Saint Raphael the Archangel serves as the patron saint of healing . Unlike most saints , Raphael was never a human being who lived on Earth. Instead, he has always been a heavenly angel.
St . Christopher is the patron saint of travel and travelers, and the reach of his patronage is wide—from mariners and sailors to mountaineers and drivers. St . Christopher medals were originally worn by seafaring folk for safe passage, and in the 1960s the medals were lovingly adopted by the surfing community.
St Camillus, as the patron saint of the sick, hospitals, nurses and physicians, is another all rounder.
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Wearing a Saint Christopher charm is a request for his blessings and good luck . People believe that he helps to ward off misfortunes such as accidents, robberies and poor health when you are travelling. It is said to bless travellers who bear it with luck and good fortune to those on their journeys.
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According to legend, Saint Christopher devoted his life to carrying the weak and poor across a river. One night, when he was carrying a child, he felt his burden grow heavier with each step. When questioned, the child declared that he was Christ and that Christopher was thus bearing the weight of the world.