Patron Saint: Protection from Harm
Prayer of St. Barbara:
In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
Oh God, who among the other miracles of Your power, have given the victory of martyrdom, grant, we beseech You, that we, who are celebrating the heavenly Blessed Barbara, Your Virgin and Martyr, may by her example draw nearer to you.
Born: Early 200 AD
Died: 235 AD
Why she is venerated by the Holy Roman Catholic Church:
Martyred by beaheading
Zealot against polytheism
One of the Fourteen Holy Helpers – Against Sudden Death and Fever
Wonder Worker – Protected from harm, specifically: Lighting and Fire