St. Rita of Cascia: Patron Saint of the Impossible
May 22 is the feast day of St. Rita, an Augustinian nun from 14th-century Cascia, Italy. She is the patroness of impossible causes and hopeless circumstances because of her difficult and disappointing life.Through her trials God used her in remarkable way…
Facts and Legends About St. Lucy
Very few concrete fact exist about Saint Lucy. Her popularity, however, is immense. Lucy’s name comes from the Latin root word Lux, Lucis, which means “light, lucid”
St. Anthony Lost Object Prayer Card
3.5x2 inches - convenient wallet size - full color printing on super thick card stock with high gloss coating front and back. Front of card: Back of Card:
Saint Alexis | uCatholic
Saint Alexis is patron of Beggars and the Homeless. He was the only son of a rich Roman senator who gave up his wealth. He was known as "The Man of God."
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St. Germaine Cousin - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
When Hortense decided to marry Laurent Cousin in Pibrac, France, it was not out of love for his infant daughter. Germaine was everything Hortense despised. Weak and ill, the girl had also been born with a right hand that was deformed and paralyzed. Hortense replaced the love that Germaine has lost ...
St. Joseph of Cupertino - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
St. Joseph was born at Cupertino, in the diocese of Nardo in the Kingdom of Naples, in 1603. After spending his childhood and adolescence in simplicity and innocence, he finally joined the Franciscan Friars Minor Conventual. After his ordination to the holy priesthood, he gave himself up entirely ...
St. Jerome, Patron of Librarians, Book Lovers, Scholars: Handmade Statue
The statue of St. Jerome is meant to be given to book lovers, scholars, translators, or bookstore owners, to be placed on a shelf, on a desk, in a library, in a bookstore. I design, carve, and cast the pieces myself: they’re wholly original. I cast them in modified gypsum (a very strong building material) with bronze powder. After the pieces cure, we glaze and seal them. The pieces come boxed, can stand or hang (the back has a hook and is flat and unglazed), and can go outside. Each piece…
Something No Orthodox Christian Kitchen Should Be Without
It is said that there are two things most Greek cooks do not go anywhere without: a knife and an icon of St. Euphrosynos. For Orthodox Christians, St. Euphrosynos the Cook is the patron saint of cooks and chefs. This being the case, it is traditional for Orthodox Christians to have in their kitchens an icon of St. Euphrosynos. Those unaware of St. Euphrosynos typically follow the western practice of hanging a Leonardo DaVinci inspired "Last Supper" icon. For Orthodox, however, the depiction…