St. Raphael may be the best known patron saint for singles. This Catholic dating site is under his patronage. Others are noted too, including St. Nicholas and St. Agatha.
But today, the feast day of St. Anthony of Padua, that beloved finder of lost things, why not pray for his intercession in finding a spouse?
The National Catholic Reporter’s Gerelyn Hollingsworth has provided some insights on St. Anthony’s life. She describes him as a brave preacher, a compassionate confessor, an astute professor, a visionary and a friend of St. Francis of Assisi. Check it out.
Pope John Paul II called St. Anthony “the saint.”
Like so many saints, the Franciscan friar never married.
So take a moment today and ask the holy man who’s helped you with your missing car keys to help you with your missing mate.