St. Margaret (Patron of Pregnant Women)

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Patron Saint: Pregnant Women

Additional Patronages: Safe Childbirth, Against Sterility, Kidney Disease

Also Known as: St. Margaret of Antioch

Why she is venerated by the Holy Roman Catholic Church:

Chose death over renouncing of Christ

Miracles: When she was being burned at the stake for refusing to renounce Christ, the flames went out

She was then forced to put on a ball and chain and was dropped into a vat of boiling water. Through prayer, she freed herself from the chains and stood up unharmed.

Life of a Saint:

Martyr by beheading

Consecrated her Virginity to Christ, and died a Virgin