Saint Rita Cascia (Patron of Lost Causes)

Model: PC729-47

Product Description

  • Card Dimensions: 2 1/2" W X 4 1/4" H
  • Medal Dimensions: 5/8" Diameter (About the size of a dime) –
  • Materials: Pewter Medal w/ 18" stainless chain –
  • Features: Laminated with Prayer on the back –
  • Lifetime Guarantee by Creed –
  • Handcrafted in the USA –

    Prayer of St Rita:

    By the singular merits of thy childhood,
    By thy perfect union with the Divine Will,
    By thy heroic sufferings during thy married life,
    By the consolation thou didst experience at the conversion of thy husband,
    By the sacrifice of thy children rather than see them grievously offend God,
    By thy miraculous entrance into the covenant,
    By thy severe penances and thrice daily bloody scourgings,
    By the suffering caused by the wound thou didst receive from the thorn of the Crucified Savior,
    By the divine love which consumed thy heart,
    By that remarkable devotion to the Blessed Sacrament, on which alone thou didst exist for four years,
    By the happiness with which thou didst part from thy trials to join thy Divine Spouse,
    By the perfect example thou gavest to people of every state of life.
    Pray for us, O holy St. Rita, that we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

    Born: 1386, Italy

    Died: May, 1457, Italy

    Beautified: October 1627, Pope Urban VIII

    Canonized: May, 1900

    Additional Patronages: Against Lonliness, Infertility and Widows

    Why she is venerated by the Holy Roman Catholic Church:

    Stigmatic of the Crown of Thorns: Suffered continuous bleeding head wounds throughout her life

    Devoted to the Passion of Christ

    Peacemaker: Prayed for the forgiveness of her sons when her husband was murdered

    Prayed for, and achieved the peace of two warring factions in her town in Italy

    Miracles: Her last wish on her deathbed, was to have a rose from her families’ estate in the dead of winter. Upon this request, a care taker went to her families estate and found a single rose sprouted next to the house in the midst of a blizzard.

    Life of a Saint: Unshakable devotion to prayer

    Offered spiritual guidance to hundreds

    All of the Prayer Cards we offer are made by Creed, which is widely recognized as producing the "World’s Finest Religious Masterpieces" for over 100 years. Each Card is individually printed with precision detail and high resolution color. The matching Patron Saint medal is die struck by hand using solid pewter bars in the old tradition, and undergoes several separate procedures. Only the finest materials are used to masterfully craft our Prayer Cards. Our commitment to excellence is a time honored tradition for over 5 generations. Our guarantee is for a lifetime.