St. Vincent Ferrer

 “Christ, master of humility, manifests his truth only to the humble and hides himself from the proud.” Patron of: Builders, construction workers, brick makers, epilepsy, fields, headaches, inn keepers, lightning strikes, penance, plumbers, preachers, tile makers, reconciliation, roofers, vineyards Feast Day: April 5 Symbols: Dominican habit, flame overhead, trumpets, banner Born in Valencia, Spain to an […]

Feast of St. Peregrine 1265 – 1345, May 1

 “You had recourse to the source of all grace when the power of man could do no more” St. Peregrine 1265 – 1345 Patron of: Cancer A victim of cancer himself, Saint Peregrine not only had to accept the reality of his illness, but also the instantaneous healing of that disease through the intercession of […]

Giveaway—40 Days of Lent— 40 novena app’s, 2018

To the first 40 people who send us their email, we will gift you novena app for the iPhone or iPad. Send email to dipasqua@nyc.rr.com. 36 Saints, prayer, history and artwork. The saints, having been human, lived every type of earthly existence and it is in the details of their life stories that we find […]

Feast of Saint Adelaide, December 16

Born 931 Patron Saint of Brides Considered the most famous woman of her time. Adelaide was married twice. Her first marriage was arranged and ended with her husbands death three years later. Eventually she married Otto the Great with whom she had four children. Adelaide’s life was full of drama, including exile and raising her […]

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 […]

Visions of Mary: Our Lady of Fatima

Our Lady of Fatima is the patroness of Portugal. Feast day: May 13. The twentieth century was the first time in history where we ourselves had the ability to destroy not only the entire human race but all other forms of life on this planet. During World War I, the violence of which people had […]

Feast of Padre Pio, September 23

Padre Pio 1887-1968 Patron of: Forgiveness, Healing, Miracles, Reconciliation. Denounced by Vatican officials as a fraud, and his mystical gifts frequently viewed with suspicion by his immediate superiors, Pio of Pietracelina was sequestered away in the remote monastery of San Giovanni Rotondo where it was expected that he would labor as a monk in obscurity. […]

St. Michael the Archangel, Feast date September 29

St. Michael the Archangel Patron of: Policemen, Firemen, Grocers, Health, Knights, Mariners, Soldiers, Health, Holy Death, Physical Protection, Court Cases, Justice, Defense, Strength, Lawsuits. Ever vigilant against evil, Michael the Archangel is most invoked for protection and justice. His novena is said by those in need of protection as well as those who are in […]