November 25 – Saint Catherine of Alexandria: Patron Saint against the Death of Children

Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Patron Saint against the Death of Children (Feast Date: November 25)

xcerpt from St. Catherine of Alexandria: “According to the Legend of St. Catherine, this young woman converted to Christianity after receiving a vision. At the age of 18, she debated 50 pagan philosophers. Amazed at her wisdom and debating skills, they became Christians—as did about 200 soldiers and members of the emperor’s family. All of them were martyred. Sentenced to be executed on a spiked wheel, Catherine touched the wheel and it shattered. She was beheaded. Centuries later, angels are said to have carried the body of St. Catherine to a monastery at the foot of Mt. Sinai.” See picture of St. Catheriene of Alexandria. Catherine of Alexandria (Multilingual) Catherine of Alexandria, (EN), Santa Catalina de Alejandría (SP), Santa Caterina, Grande Martire di Alessandria (IT,) SAINTE CATHERINE D’ALEXANDRIE Vierge et Martyre (+ vers 307) (FR), Święta Katarzyna Aleksandryjska (PO). VIDEOS: Saint Catherine of Alexandria Nov 26, Saint Catherine of Alexandria. A PRAYER to St. Catherine of Alexandria.

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 We, at the CTF/SOS DRS have prayed for the intercession of St. Catherine of Alexandria on behalf of those affected by the following catastrophes:

Elementary School Shootings in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  (April 7, 2011) (America) See World Mission Rosary Intentions April 11- April 24, 2011.

That the Lord in His Divine Mercy – through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary – may build up His Kingdom,make these mysteries a reality in our lives, strengthen us in our common mission, and come to the aid of those for whom we pray.

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