List of Patron Saints and Their Patronage

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Today is Thursday, June 6, 2024

This List of Patron Saints and their Patronage is a guidebook that shows which saints help with different parts of life, such as Saint Christopher for travellers or Saint Francis of Assisi for animals.

Accountants/Bankers – St. Matthew

Addicts – St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

AIDS patients – St. Peregrine Laziosi

Air travelers – St. Joseph of Cupertino

Alcoholics – St. Monica

Altar servers – St. John Berchmans

Animals – St. Francis of Assisi

Architects – St. Thomas the Apostle

Art/Artists – St. Catherine of Bologna

Authors – St. Francis de Sales

Babies – Holy Innocents

Bakers – St. Elizabeth of Hungary / St. Nicholas

Baptism – St. John the Baptist

Barbers – St. Louis of France, Sts. Cosmas and Damian, St. Martin de Porres

Beggars – St. Alexis, St. Giles

Blind – St. Lucy, St Claire

Bodily ills – Our Lady of Lourdes

Boys – St. John Bosco

Against Breast disease – St. Agatha

Businessmen – St. Homobonus

Businesswomen – St. Margaret Clitherow

Cab drivers (drivers) – St. Fiacre

Cancer patients – St. Peregrine Laziosi

Carpenters – St. Joseph

Catechists – St. Robert Bellarmine, St. Charles Borromeo, St. Viator

Catholic schools – St. Thomas Aquinas

Catholic youth – St. Aloysius

Gonzaga Charities – St. Vincent de Paul

Childbirth – St. Gerard Majella

Choirboys – St. Dominic Savio

Church – Solemnity of St. Joseph

Civil servants – St. Thomas More

Cooks – St. Lawrence, St. Thomas the Apostle

Comedians/Dancers – St. Vitus

Deafness – St. Francis de Sales

Death – Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, St. Joseph

Dentists – St. Apollonia

Desperate causes – St. Jude (Simon and Jude)

Difficult marriages – St. Rita of Cascia

Disabled – St. Giles

Doctors – St. Luke

Dogs – St. Roch

Ear aches – St. Polycarp

Engineers – St. Patrick

Epilepsy – St. Dymphna

Falsely accused – St. Raymond

Nonnatus Farmers – St. Isidore the Farmer

Fathers – St. Joseph

Fishermen – St. Andrew

Florists – St. Rose of Lima, St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Funeral directors – Our Lady of the Assumption

Gambling, compulsive behavior – St. Bernardine of Siena

Gardeners – St. Fiacre, St. Adelard

Girls – St. Agnes, St. Maria Goretti

Grandparents – Sts. Ann and Joachim

Grave diggers – St. Anthony the Abbot

Greetings/Lovers – St. Valentine

Grocers – Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael

Grooms – St. Louis of France, St. Nicholas

Hairdressers – St. Martin de Porres

Happy death – Solemnity of St. Joseph

Headaches – St. Teresa of Avila

Heart patients – St. John of God

Homeless – St. Benedict Joseph Labre

Hospital administrators – St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

Hospitals – St. John of God, St. Camillus de Lellis

Hotel keepers – St. Amand

Housewives – St. Martha, Sts. Joachim and Ann

Immigrants – St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

Impossible causes – St. Rita of Cascia

Infertility – St. Rita of Cascia, St. Philomena

Insanity – St. Dymphna

Internet – St. Isidore of Seville

Journalists -St. Francis de Sales

Judges – St. John of Capistrano

Kidney disease – St. Benedict

Knee problems – St. Roch

Laborers – St. James

Lawyers – St. Raymond of Peñafort, St. Thomas More

Learning – St. Ambrose

Librarians – St. Jerome

Loss of parents – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Lost items – St. Anthony of Padua

Maids, domestic workers – St. Zita of Lucca

Married women – St. Monica

Mentally ill – St. Dymphna

Merchants – St. Nicholas

Messengers – Gabriel (Michael, Gabriel and Raphael)

Metal workers – St. Eligius

Midwives – St. Raymond Nonnatus

Military members – St. Joan of Arc

Miscarriage, prevention of miscarriage – St. Catherine of Sweden

Missionaries – St. Francis Xavier

Monks – St. John the Baptist

Mothers – St. Monica

Motorists – St. Frances of Rome

Musicians – St. Cecilia

Nuns – St. Scholastica, St. Brigid of Kildare

Nurses – St. Agatha, St. John of God, St. Camillus de Lellis

Orators – St. John Chrysostom

Orphans, abandoned children – St. Jerome Emiliani

Painters – St. Luke

Paralysis – St. Osmund

Parenthood – St. Rita of Cascia

Parish priests – St. John Vianney

Perfumers – St. Mary Magdalene

Pharmacists – Sts. Cosmas and Damian

Philosophers – St. Albert the Great, St. Catherine of Alexandria

Physicians – Sts. Cosmas and Damian, St. Luke

Pilots – St. Joseph of Cupertino, St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Poets – St. David of Wales, St. Columba

Poisoning – St. Benedict

Police officers – Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael

Healing – St Raphael

Politicians, public servants – St. Thomas More

Poor – St. Lawrence, St. Anthony of Padua

Popes – St. Peter (Peter and Paul)

Postal workers – Gabriel (Michael, Gabriel and Raphael)

Preachers – St. John Chrysostom

Pregnant women – St. Gerard Majella, Sts. Ann and Joachim

Printers – St. Augustine of Hippo, St. John of God

Prisoners – St. Joseph Cafasso and St. Dismas

Public relations – St. Bernardine of Siena

Race relations – St. Martin de Porres

Radio – Gabriel (Michael, Gabriel and Raphael)

Reconciliation – St. Vincent Ferrer

Retreats – St. Ignatius of Loyola

From Robbers, danger – St. Leonard of Noblac

Sailors – St. Francis of Paola

Savings – St. Anthony Claret

Scholars – St. Bede the Venerable

Schoolchildren – St. Benedict

Scientists – St. Albert the Great

Sculptors – St. Claude

Secretaries – St. Genesius

Seminarians – St. Charles Borromeo

Servants – St. Zita of Lucca

Shepherds – St. Paschal Baylon, St. Marie Bernadette Soubirous

Sick – St. John of God

Skin diseases – St. John of God, St. Anthony the Abbot

Slavic peoples – Sts. Cyril and Methodius, St Peter Claver

Social justice – St. Martin de Porres, St. Joseph

Social workers – St. Louise de Marillac

Soldiers – St. Martin of Tours, St. George

Speakers – St. John Chrysostom

Stomach disorders – Sts. Timothy and Titus

Students – St. Thomas Aquinas & St. Catherine of Alexandria

Surgeons – Sts. Cosmas and Damian, St. Luke

Tailors – St. Homobonus

Teachers – St. Gregory the Great, St. John Baptist de la Salle

Teenagers – St. Aloysius Gonzaga, St. Maria Goretti

Television – St. Clare

Theatrical performers – St. Genesius

Theologians – St. Alphonsus Liguori, St. Augustine of Hippo

Toothache – St. Apollonia

Travelers – St. Nicholas

Universal Church – St. Joseph

Veterinarians – St. Eligius

Vocations – St. Alphonsus Liguori

Waiters, waitresses – St. Martha

Weavers – St. Anthony Claret

Widows – St. Frances of Rome, St. Paula

Workers – St. Joseph

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