St. Gianna Beretta Molla is a Catholic Saint who is a Patron for Infertility, Fertility, Pregnant Women, and Mothers.
O Good St Gerard , powerful intercessor before God and wonder worker of our day, confidently I call upon you and seek your aid. On Earth, you always fulfilled God’s designs, help me now to do the holy will of God.
The only surprise may be that, given the array of mothers who have been declared saints, the patron saint of pregnant women is a man and a virgin: the 18th-century Italian St . Gerard Majella . Today is his feast day.
|Saint Gerard Majella C.Ss.R.|
|Patronage||Children (and unborn children in particular); childbirth; mothers (and expectant mothers in particular); motherhood; falsely accused people; good confessions; lay brothers ; tennis ball, football, head boys and Muro Lucano, Italy.|
Patron saint of wealth The closest you get to a ” money saint ” for intercessory prayers in the Catholic Church is the 16th Century Saint Cajetan of Thiene, patron saint of the unemployed, job-seekers and gamblers, who worked as a diplomat for Pope Julius II before his ordination to the priesthood.
Conception is truly a miracle The fact that conception happens at all is truly a miracle . Failure of the sperm or egg to make an important connection anywhere along this complicated itinerary will prevent pregnancy from occurring.
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
Gerald of Aurillac (or Saint Gerald ) ( c. 855 – c. 909) is a French saint of the Roman Catholic Church, also recognized by other religious denominations of Christianity.
Gianna Beretta Molla (4 October 1922 – 28 April 1962) was an Italian Roman Catholic pediatrician. Gianna Beretta Molla.
|Saint Gianna Beretta Molla|
|Patronage||Doctors Magenta Mothers Physicians Wives Families Unborn children World Meeting of Families 2015 (co- patron )|
Saint Gerard is the Patron Saint of Fertility.
Matthew is the patron saint of accountants, tax collectors , bankers, customs officers and security guards. He was origi- nally called Levi; however, this follower of Jesus took the name Matthew-the gift of Yahweh-when called to be a disciple. St. Matthew’s feast day is celebrated on September 21st.
MEANING: This name derives from the Old High German name “Gerhard”, composed of two elements “*gaizaz” (spear, pike, javelin) plus “*harduz / *hardu-” (hard, strong, brave, valiant, powerful). Gerhard Hirschfeld was German Catholic priest and martyr, beatified by Pope Benedict XVI in 2010.