St. Barbara (Patron of Protection from Harm)

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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