St. Helen (Patron of Converts)

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Patron Saint: Converts

Additional Patronages: Archiologists, difficult marriages and divorced women

Also Known as: Saint Helena

O God, Who, in the miraculous finding of the saving cross, didst revive the miracles of Thy passion, grant that, by the ransom paid on the wood of life, we may obtain the suffrages of life eternal. Who livest and reignest, etc.

Born: 250 AD

Died: 330 AD – Natural Causes

Canonized: 1164

Why she is venerated by the Holy Roman Catholic Church:

Mother of Constantine the Great

Used her position to help the poor and those in need

Found the true cross of Christ, and used it to cure the sick