Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Patron Saints

Adelard gardener
Agatha bellmakers, Patron Saint of breast disease, fire prevention, nurses
Agnes Children of Mary, girls
Albert the Great medical technicians, scientists, universal Church
Alexis of Rome beggars
Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic youth, Patron Saint of teenagers, Patron Saint of youth
Alphonsus Liguori vocations, theologians
Amand hotelkeepers, vintners
Ambrose bee keepers, candle makers, learning
Anastasia weavers, widows
Anastasius goldsmiths
Andrew fishermen
Andronicus silversmiths
Angelico (BL) artists
Anne Christian mothers, Canada, Patron Saint of housewives, Patron Saint of pregnant women, women in labor
Ansovinus crops
Anthony of Padua barren women, lost articles, poor, travelers
Anthony the Abbot basket makers, butchers, gravediggers
Antony domestic animals
Apollonia dentists
Augustine of Hippo brewers, printers, theologians
Barbara architects, artillerymen, builders, fire prevention, miners, thunder-storms
Bartholomew leather workers, plasterers
Benedict kidney disease, poison sufferers, students
Benedict Joseph Labre homeless
Benedict the Moor African-Americans, Negro missions in North America
Benezet bridge builders
Bernadette against bodily ills, shepherds
Bernadine of Siena public relations
Bernard of Montjoux alpinists, skiers
Blaise throat ailments, veterinarians, wild animals
Blessed Virgin Mary Uruguay
Boris Moscow
Brendan sailors
Bridget healers, Sweden
Brigid of Ireland dairy workers, scholars
Camillus de Lellis hospitals, nurses, sick
Casimir of Poland bachelors
Catherine of Alexandria millers, philosophers, preachers, scribes, secretaries, stenographers, students
Catherine of Bologna art, artists
Catherine of Siena fire prevention, Italy
Catherine of Sweden miscarriage prevention
Cecilia musicians
Charles Borromeo catechists, seminarians
Christopher bookbinders, epilepsy, gardeners, mariners, pestilence, thunder-storms, travelers
Clare embroiderers, eye disorders, television
Claude sculptors
Clement I marble workers
Columba poets, Ireland
Contardo Ferrini (BL) universities
Cosmas & Damian barbers, druggists, pharmacists, Patron Saint of physicians, Patron Saint of surgeons
Cyril unity of East & West Churches
David doves, poets, Wales
Denis against headaches
Didacus Franciscan Lay
Dismas prisoners
Dominic de Guzman astronomers
Dominic Savio choir boys, falsly accused people
Dunstan goldsmiths, blacksmiths, musicians
Dymphna neurological disorders, epilepsy, mentally ill
Edward the Confessor difficult marriages
Eligius jewelers, metalworkers
Elizabeth Ann Seton death of children, Patron Saint of in-law problems, loss of parents, widows
Elizabeth of Hungary bakers
Elizabeth of Portugal against adultery, Patron Saint of againt jealousy, war
Elmo ammunition, explosive workers, ordnance, Patron Saint of sailors, Patron Saint of women in labor
Eustachius hunters
Felicity barren women
Ferdinand III engineers, govenors
Fiacre cab drivers, gardeners, taxi drivers
Florian fire fighters, floods, Poland
Frances of Rome motorists, Patron Saint of widows, Patron Saint of wives
Frances Xavier Cabrini emigrants, immigrants
Francis de Sales authors, deaf, journalists, writers
Francis of Assisi animals, ecologists, merchants
Francis of Paola sailors
Francis Xavier missions (foreign)
Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows clerics, youth
Gabriel the Archangel broadcasters, communication, messengers, postal workers, radio
Gemma Galgani druggists, pharmacists
Genesius actors, epilepsy, Patron Saint of musicians, printers, Patron Saint of secretaries, stenographers, Patron Saint of theatrical performers
Geneviève disasters, Paris
George Boy Scouts, England, soldiers
Gerard Majella Patron Saint of childbirth, Patron Saint of expectant mothers, Patron Saint of pregnant women
Gertrude rats and mice (fear of), travelers
Bl. Gianna Beretta Molla mothers, physicians
Giles beggars, breast feeding, disabled, poor
Godeberta drought relief, epidemics
Gregory the Great musicians, singers, students, teachers
Herbert drought relief
Hilary snake bite victims
Holy Innocents Patron Saint of babies, Patron Saint of choir boys, Patron Saint of foundlings
Hubert dogs, hunters
Ignatius of Antioch throat ailments
Ignatius of Loyola retreats, Patron Saint of soldiers
Immaculate Conception of Mary United States
Isidore the Farmer laborers, farmers
Isidore of Seville Patron Saint of computers, computer users, computer programmers, Internet
James the Apostle arthritis, Chile, hatmakers, Patron Saint of laborers, milliners, rheumatism
Januarius blood banks, Naples, volcanoes
Jacinta Marta bodily ills, prisoners
Jerome librarians, students
Jerome Emiliani orphans
Joan of Arc France, Patron Saint of rape victims, Patron Saint of soldiers
John-Baptist de la Salle Patron Saint of teachers
John Berchmans altar servers, youth
John Bosco boys, editors, students, youth
John Chrysostom epilepsy, orators, preachers, speakers
John of Capistrano judges, jurists
John of God Patron Saint of booksellers, Patron Saint of fire fighters, Patron Saint of heart patients, hospitals, nurses, printers, publishers, sick
John of the Cross contemplatives, mystics
John of Nepomuk discretion, floods, slander
John the Apostle poison sufferers, Patron Saint of writers
John the Baptist Baptism, lambs
John Vianney Patron Saint of priests
Joseph Canada, Patron Saint of carpenters, church, Patron Saint of dying, Patron Saint of fathers, Peru, social justice, universal church
Joseph of Arimathea funeral directors, undertakers
Joseph of Cupertino Patron Saint of air travelers, astronauts, aviators
Josemaría Escrivá diabetics
Jude Thaddeus desperate causes & situations, lost causes
Justin apologists, lecturers, philosophers
Kevin blackbirds, Ireland
Lawrence cooks, comedians, Patron Saint of fire prevention, France, poor
Leonard of Port Maurice parish missions
Lidwina skaters
Louis IX barbers
Louise de Marillac social workers, widows
Lucy blind, eye disorders
Luke artists, brewers, butchers, doctors, glassworkers, painters, Patron Saint of physicians, Patron Saint of surgeons
Madron cures from pain
Margaret pregnant women
Margaret Mary Alacoque against polio, polio sufferers
Margaret Clitherow Patron Saint of business women
Maria Faustina Kowalska mercy
Maria Goretti girls, rape victims, youth
Mark lawyers, lions, notaries, prisoners
Martha cooks, housewives, servants
Martin de Porres barbers, hairdressers, racial harmony
Martin of Tours France, horsemen, soldiers
Mary Magdalene sinners
Maximilian Kolbe political prisoners
Matthew accountants, bankers, bookkeepers, tax collectors
Matthias Patron Saint of alcoholism, Patron Saint of carpenters
Maurice gout, infantrymen, Patron Saint of swordsmiths, Patron Saint of weavers
Medard bad weather
Methodius unity of East & West Churches
Michael airborne, grocers, paratroopers, police officers
Monica Patron Saint of married women, Patron Saint of mothers
Nicholas of Myra bakers, Patron Saint of brewers, Patron Saint of brides, children, Patron Saint of merchants, pawnbrokers, travelers
Nicholas of Tolentino Patron Saint of infants, Patron Saint of mariners, souls in Purgatory
Notburga servants
Odelia blind
Osmund paralysis
Our Lady of Guadalupe Americas, Mexico
Our Lady of Loreto Patron Saint of aviators
Our Lady of Lourdes bodily ills
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Chile
Our Lady of the Assumption Paraguay
Padre Pio Patron Saint of civil defense volunteers
Patrick engineers, Ireland, Patron Saint of snakes (fear of)
Paul snake bite victims
Paula Patron Saint of widows
Peregrine Laziosi Patron Saint of AIDS, Patron Saint of cancer victims, Patron Saint of skin disease
Perpetua Patron Saint of cows
Peter Patron Saint of fishermen, Patron Saint of longevity, Popes, Rome
Peter Celestine Patron Saint of bookbinders
Peter Claver Patron Saint of African-Americans, Colombia, missions, Negro missions, Patron Saint of slavery
Philip Neri Patron Saint of Rome
Philomena children of Mary, Patron Saint of impossible cases
Polycarp Patron Saint of earaches
Raphael the Archangel blind, love, travelers
Raymond Nonnatus childbirth, expectant mothers, falsely accused, midwives
Raymond of Penyafort canonists, Patron Saint of lawyers
Rene Goupil Patron Saint of anesthetists
Rita of Cascia Patron Saint of impossible cases, Patron Saint of unhappy marriages
Robert Bellarmine Patron Saint of canonists, catechists
Roch Patron Saint of dogs, Patron Saint of dog lovers, Patron Saint of epidemics, Patron Saint of knee problems, Patron Saint of invalids, Patron Saint of pestilence
Rose of Lima Patron Saint of Americas, Patron Saint of florists, Patron Saint of Indies, Peru, Patron Saint of Philippines
Sacred Heart Patron Saint of Ecuador
Sava Patron Saint of Serbian peoples
Scholastica Patron Saint of bad weather
Sebastian Patron Saint of archers, Patron Saint of athletes
Solange drought relief, rape victims
Stanislaus Kostka Patron Saint of broken bones, Patron Saint of youth
Stephen Patron Saint of bricklayers, Patron Saint of headaches, Patron Saint of Hungary, Patron Saint of stone masons
Tarcisius Patron Saint of first communicants
Teresa of Avila Patron Saint of headaches
Therese of Lisieux Patron Saint of aviators, Patron Saint of florists, missions, Russia
Thomas Patron Saint of architects
Thomas Aquinas Patron Saint of schools, Patron Saint of students
Thomas More Patron Saint of civil servants, Patron Saint of court clerks, gPatron Saint of overnment employees, Patron Saint of lawyers
Timothy Patron Saint of stomach disorders
Valentine Patron Saint of greetings, Patron Saint of lovers
Viator Patron Saint of catechists
Vincent de Paul Patron Saint of charities, Patron Saint of volunteers
Vincent Ferrer Patron Saint of builders
Vincent of Saragossa Patron Saint of vintners, Patron Saint of winegrowers
Vitus Patron Saint of comedians, dancers, epilepsy
Walburga Patron Saint of famine
Willibrord Patron Saint of epilepsy, Netherlands
Wolfgang Patron Saint of stomach disorders
Yves Patron Saint of lawyers
Zita Patron Saint of domestic workers, lost keys, maids

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