St Gerard Majella
Today is the heavenly birthday of St Gerard Majella, CSSR, patron of pregnant women. I ask my readers to offer him a little prayer for a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery for my gracious Lady Marie-Marguerite, Queen of France and Navarre.
At Muro in Italy, St. Gerard Majella, confessor and professed lay brother of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer. Renowned for miracles, he was added to the list of the saints by Pope Pius X.From the Roman Martyrology.
From the Catholic Encyclopædia.
Vive le roi, Louis XX! Vive la reine, Marie-Marguerite!