Prayers to Saint Bartholomew, Apostle

Patron of bookbinders, butchers, cobblers, leather workers, nervous diseases, neurological diseases, plasterers, shoemakers, tanners, trappers, twitching

Almighty and everlasting God, who gave to your apostle Bartholomew grace truly to believe and to preach your Word: Grant that your Church may love what he believed and preach what he taught; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God for ever and ever. Amen.

O Glorious Saint Bartholomew, Jesus called you a person without guile and you saw in this word a sign that he was the Son of God and King of Israel. Obtain for us the grace to be ever guileless and innocent as doves. At the same time, help us to have your gift of faith to see the Divine hand in the events of daily life. May we discern the signs of the times that lead to Jesus on earth and will eventually unite us to him forever in heaven. Amen.

feast day: August 24

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

Support our Ministry by shopping at the 2 Hearts Shops!

  

05/30/2011

Counter

This website may contain graphics or written material that may be copyrighted without my knowledge. I assure you that no infringements are intentional. If you are aware that this website is using copyrighted material without permission or without giving proper credit, please email the webmaster immediately so that the situation can be remedied as soon as possible. Most of the material on this site has been compiled from other websites and online resources.