McNicholas High School is founded on faith, and, in Catholic tradition, students are encouraged to pray during times of struggle. Here are five saints and accompanying prayers for students who may need a little help. Since a young age, St. Thomas Aquinas was encouraged to become a member of the monastery by his family. Thomas Aquinas studied and eventually taught theology.
10 Patron Saints Every Catholic College Student Should Know
List of patron saints by occupation and activity - Wikipedia
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Gemma Umberta Maria Galgani was born on March 12, in the hamlet of Camigliano in the provincial town of Capannori. Soon after Galgani's birth, the family relocated north from Camigliano to a large new home in the Tuscan city of Lucca in a move which was undertaken to facilitate an improvement in the children's education. Gemma's mother, Aurelia Galgani, contracted tuberculosis. Because of this hardship, Gemma was placed in a private nursery school run by Elena and Ersilia Vallini when she was two-and-a-half years old.
A canonized saint honored as special protector of a country is known as a patron saint. A patron saint may be invoked to intercede with God for help in a time of special need. Take a minute to check out all the enhancements! Choose a language from the menu above to view a computer-translated version of this page.