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Patroness of Pregnant Women, Invoked for Help with Pregnancies, Especially Those Conceived Later in LifeFeast Day: November 5th Elizabeth, or Elisabeth, whose name means “Worshiper of God,” lived before Christ and also after His Crucifixion, during the 1st Century. She was a cousin, related to the Blessed Virgin Mary and was married to Zachary, who was mute. She became pregnant later in life and when her child was born, he was named John, the John who would later come to be known as Saint John the Baptist. It is said that after John was born and Zachary was asked to...

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Patroness of those enduring the loss of a loved one
Invoked for strength and perseverance
Feast Day: January 4

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