Saint Jude He is the patron saint of impossible causes because he urges Christians to stay close to Christ during hard times. We petition his intercession, praying : “Most holy Apostle, Saint Jude Thaddeus, friend of Jesus, I place myself in your care at this difficult time.
Rita has acquired the reputation, together with St . Jude, as a saint of impossible causes. She is also the patron saint of sterility, abuse victims, loneliness, marriage difficulties, parenthood, widows, the sick, bodily ills, and wounds.
WORLD MIRACLES OF ST RITA At age 60, it is said that Rita was in the chapel praying before an image of Christ crucified when suddenly a small wound appeared on her forehead – almost as though a thorn had loosened itself from the crown around Christ’s head and penetrated her flesh.
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.
Rita , humble and pure; patient and compassionate lover of Christ Crucified! We have confidence that everyone who has recourse to you , will find comfort and relief. Listen to our petitions and show your power with God on our behalf. Obtain our petitions for us, if they are for the greater glory of God, and for our good.
Saint Anthony is known for the miracles witnessed during his lifetime.
Saint Cajetan , saint of good fortune and employment, encourage all those looking for work to grow in understanding of God’s unfailing care for them.
Created by a fictional character: Leslie Knope of Parks and Recreation, Saint Galantine’s day – the 13th Feb- is the opportunity to stay well away from expensive restaurants, red roses, and cheesy cards and to stay at home and shower your closest friends with love and attention.
The Armenian Apostolic Church honors Thaddeus along with Saint Bartholomew as its patron saints. In the Roman Catholic Church, he is the patron saint of desperate cases and lost causes. Saint Jude’s attribute is a club. He is also often shown in icons with a flame around his head.
So let’s talk about how to keep on praying when what we’re praying for seems impossible . #1 Keep Praying ! Don’t Stop! #2 Admit your Weakness. #3 Find a Mustard Seed. #4 Pray with Confidence.
During the canonisation ceremony, the Pope conducts a special Mass, reading aloud the individual’s life history and then chanting a prayer in Latin that declares the person a saint .
|Born||12th century Cremona, Lombardy, Italy|
|Died||November 13, 1197 Cremona, Lombardy, Italy|
|Venerated in||Catholic Church|
|Canonized||January 12, 1199 by Pope Innocent III|
Prayer to Saint Jude Thaddeus for Urgent Financial Help.
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.