May 22: St Rita of Cascia

St. Rita is the Patroness of Impossible & Hopeless causes, Mothers and Abused Women. Many seek her intercession for marital problems, infertility and sickness.

O excellent St. Rita, worker of miracles, from thy sanctuary in Cascia, where in all thy beauty thou sleepest in peace, where thy relics exhale breaths of paradise, turn thy merciful eyes on me who suffer and weep!

Thou seest my poor bleeding heart surrounded by thorns Thou seest, O dear Saint, that my eyes have no more tears to shed, so much have I wept! Weary and discouraged as I am, I feel the very prayers dying on my lips.

Must I thus despair in this crisis of my life? O come, St. Rita, come to my aid and help me. Art thou not called the Saint of the Impossible, Advocate to those in despair?

Then honor thy name, procuring for me from God the favor that I ask. (Here ask the favor you wish to obtain.)

Everyone praises thy glories, everyone tells of the most amazing miracles performed through thee, must I alone be disappointed because thou hast not heard me?

Ah no! Pray then pray for me to thy sweet Lord Jesus that He be moved to pity by my troubles and that, through thee, O good St. Rita, I may obtain what my heart so fervently desires.

(Pray the Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory be to the Father, three times.)



  1. Pray and intercede for me in my daily troubles, I seek your guidance in my children wisdom, they need school fees, and other necessary things in their lives, help in my debts I owe people. Amen

  2. Dear St. Rita,
    I am praying for an employment please give me and my son Gabriel Michael Hugo and brother Jerrick Fajardo a job it’s been a long time that I am begging for a job but until now I am unsuccessful to have job I keep applying for please give me hope to find a job. I feel depressed to my present situation I need to help my family and my ailing mother please asking miracle of healing for my mothet she undergo chemotherapy please touch and heal her. Good health and cancer free for my mother. Praying for the good health and successful career to my 3 boys praying for permanent full time job and promotion for them. Praying for the grant if our Permanent Resident and Housing loan so that all is well with us financially.
    Thank you and begging you St. Rita to please answer my prayers. Amen

  3. My Dear Saint Rita: I beg your intercession for first the care of my Mother let her not suffer as she deals with dementia, and secondly for me and my health. My pain is unbearable physically and emotionally, I know you can go to Jesus for help. Yet I accept whatever He wills. Amen.

  4. Please grant my wish that my son and his family that have deserted us may come back and reunite with us. In that love I place my wish and humor request..

  5. Dear St Rita, I ask for a healing for my PIppa who has endured 3 surgeries, a very serious infection and now pneumonia. I beg that you heal her completely and return her to hoe and that you keep me strong physically and mentally so that I can have some quality to my life. Please bring good friends into my life to help with loneliness. Please give me courage and strength and I will praise you and be ever grateful.


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