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.
Saint Gerard is the Patron Saint of Fertility. This prayer card is laminated and has a Saint Gerard Medal on the inside, bottom right of the card.
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 .
He is the patron saint of expectant mothers, mothers, women in childbirth and unborn children. In our chapel at Good Shepherd, we have a stained glass window of St . Gerard . He is a natural companion to our work serving moms, babies, kids, and families, and we ask for his intercession.
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.
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.
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. He was declared a saint in honor of his work helping humanity.
Saint Priscilla and Saint Aquilla Their feast day is July 8 and they are the patron saint of married couples.
Christopher , patron saint of drivers.
The name Majella means Great and is of Irish origin. Majella is a name that’s been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for girls. An anglicized form of the surname Maiella/ Majella .
There are more than 10,000 saints recognized by the Roman Catholic Church, though the names and histories of some of these holy men and women have been lost to history. The saints of the church are a diverse group of people with varied and interesting stories.