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Saint Gerard Majella

Here the will of God is done, as God wills, and as long as God wills.

    Facts about St. Gerard Majella

  • Gerard grew up in a poor Italian family during the 18th century. He tried to join the Capuchin Order but was turned down because of his frail health.
  • He eventually joined the Redemptorists and was renowned for his miracles and ability to read souls.
  • St. Gerard is invoked as the patron saint of mothers and unborn children.