St. Gerard Majella 1726 – 1755

Feast Day: October 16 Keywords: expectant mothers, infertility, lay brothers, mothers, pregnancy Mystic A quiet and humble lay brother in the newly found Redemptorist order, St. Gerard Majella did not display his great mystical gifts until the last three years of his life. Before his early death at the age of twenty-nine, he was known […]

 St. Francis of Assisi 1182 – 1226

“Lord make me an instrument of they peace, where there is hatred let me sow love.” Patron of: animals, ecology, grace, green technology, light, love, merchants, nature, peace, pets, tapestry workers, harmony, dying alone Type: Mystic Love for God and everything in creation so consumed St. Francis of Assisi, that he was able to commune […]

September Novena App:Situations: Grief The Mother of Sorrows

Feast Day: September 15 Patron of: Grief Quote: “…And you yourself shall be pierced with a sword – so that the thoughts of many hearts may be laid bare.” Luke 2:34-35 Keywords: grief, solace, mourning When we are overwhelmed with grief, we turn to Mary, Mother of Jesus for help in our suffering. Throughout her […]


Feast Day: December 12 Patron of: Motherly Comfort, Mexico, The Americas Quote: “Am I not your mother?”   Keywords: the Americas, compassion, love, forgiveness, mercy, motherly comfort, protection   Symbols: mandorla (body halo), roses, stars, crescent moon, angel   This image of Mary is the preeminent cultural icon of Mexico and the American Southwest, cherished […]

Saints For All Occasions Notecards

Based on a collection of vintage holy cards, this set of notecards offers the perfect saint to send for every occasion. Send your best wishes with St. Casilda (invoked for luck), St. Vitus (invoked for laughter), and St. Teresa of Ávila (invoked for healing). For Mother’s Day there is St. Monica (Patron Saint of Mothers) […]

Our Lady of Mount Carmel feast July 16

“Receive my beloved son, this habit of thy order: this shall be to thee and to all Carmelites a privilege, that whosoever dies clothed in this shall never suffer eternal fire. . . . It shall be a sign of salvation, a protection in danger, and a pledge of peace.” Mount Carmel, in what is […]

Veil of Mary at Chartres Cathedral in Paris

This Novena honours the nine months during which Our Lady carried Our Blessed Lord in her womb. “Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, our life, our sweetness and our hope! To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve; to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of […]

Excerpt from Novena: The Power of Prayer—Novena to The Infant of Prague

The Feast of the Infant of Prague is the same day as The Holy Name of Jesus, January 14. Appeal to the Infant of Prague in times of desperation, to stop an epidemic or for abundance Few novenas promise the instantaneous results of those to the Infant of Prague. It necessitates a suspension of all […]