Prayers to Saint Barbara

Virgin and Martyr

Patroness: against death by artillery; against explosions; against fire; against impenitence; against lightning; against mine collapse; against storms; ammunition workers; architects; artillery; artillerymen; boatmen; bomb technicians; brass workers; brewers; builders; carpenters; construction workers; dying people; explosives workers; fire; fire prevention; firefighters; fireworks; fireworks manufacturers; fortifications; founders; geologists; gravediggers; gunners; hatmakers; lightning; mariners; martyrs; masons; mathematicians; military engineers; milliners; miners; prisoners; safety from storms; sailors; smelters; stonecutters; storms; sudden death; tilers

Father in heaven, Who among the other miracles of Your power, have given to men and women of holy faith the victory of martyrdom, grant, we beseech You, that we, who are celebrating the birthday to life eternal of Saint Barbara, Your virgin and martyr, may, through her intercession, one day receive the reward of eternal life in Your heavenly kingdom. Amen.

O Glorious St. Barbara, you inspire me by your example of courage and chastity. Help me to have your gift of faith, and obtain for me, through your prayers, the grace to live a holy life, so that one day I may join you in the Kingdom of Heaven.


St. Barbara, Pray for Us!

feast day: December 4

Read St. Barbara's biography
in the Catholic Online Saints Index.

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