• St. Philomena – Saint of the month of August 2023

    Posted on 2023-08-01 by Atlante Avila
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    St. Philomena is a virgin martyr who is venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church. Her exact origins and life are shrouded in mystery, but she is believed to have been a young girl who lived in the 3rd or 4th century in Greece or Rome. She was martyred at a young age, around 13 years old, for her Christian faith.

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    St. Philomena grew in popularity in the 19th century after her remains were discovered in the Catacombs of Priscilla in Rome. Many miracles have been attributed to her intercession, and she is known as the “wonder-worker.”

    St. Philomena Miracles

    1. Healing of Venerable Pauline Jaricot: In 1835, Venerable Pauline Jaricot, the founder of the Society of the Propagation of the Faith, was diagnosed with an incurable heart condition. She prayed to St. Philomena and was miraculously cured of her illness.
    2. Healing of Ven. Maria Luisa di Gesù: In 1833, Ven. Maria Luisa di Gesù was paralyzed after a fall. She prayed to St. Philomena for her healing and was cured instantly.
    3. Cure of a blind girl: In 1835, a young girl in Naples was blind from birth. Her family prayed to Philomena, and the girl regained her sight.
    4. Conversion of a young man: In 1837, a young man in France was struggling with doubts about his faith. He prayed to Philomena, and his doubts were resolved, and he converted to Catholicism.
    5. Protection during a storm: In 1835, a ship carrying pilgrims to Rome was caught in a storm. The passengers prayed to St. Philomena, and the storm suddenly stopped, and the ship arrived safely in port.

    These are just a few examples of the many miracles that have been attributed to St. Philomena’s intercession. She continues to be venerated as a powerful intercessor and a model of faith and purity.

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