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St. Lucy Prayer Card - Pack of 100 Paper Holy Cards

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Lucy Prayer Card

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This is a pack of 100 unlaminated holy cards with prayer on the back.

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H x W: 
4"  (10.1 cm) x 2 1/4"  (5.71 cm)


St. Lucy of Syracuse

St. Lucy of Syracuse Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 12/13

Patron Of: Blind People, Throat, Authors, Laborers, Blindness, Cutters, Eye Diseases, Eyes, Peasants, Peddlers, Saddlers, Salespeople, Glaziers, Stained Glass Workers, Sore Throuts, Martyrs, Against Eye Disease

Also known as
    Lucia of Syracuse
    Lucia de Syracuse

    13 December

    Rich, young Christian of Greek ancestry. Raised in a pious family, she vowed her life to Christ. Her Roman father died when she was young. Her mother, Eutychia, arranged a marriage for her. For three years she managed to keep the marriage on hold. To change the mother's mind about the girl's new faith, Lucy prayed at the tomb of Saint Agatha, and her mother's long haemorrhagic illness was cured. Her mother agreed with Lucy's desire to live for God, and Lucy became known as a patron of those with maladies like her mother's.

    Her rejected pagan bridegroom, Paschasius, denounced Lucy as a Christian to the governor of Sicily. The governor sentenced her to forced prostitution, but when guards went to fetch her, they could not move her even when they hitched her to a team of oxen. The governor ordered her killed instead. After torture that included having her eyes torn out, she was surrounded by bundles of wood which were set afire; they went out. She prophesied against her persecutors, and was executed by being stabbed to death with a dagger. Her name is listed in the prayer "Nobis quoque peccatoribus" in the Canon of the Mass.

    Legend says her eyesight was restored before her death. This and the meaning of her name led to her connection with eyes, the blind, eye trouble, etc.

    c.283 at Syracuse, Sicily

    stabbed in the throat c.304 at Syracuse, Sicily; her relics are honoured in churches throughout Europe


Name Meaning
    light; bringer of light (= Lucy)

    against blindness
    against dysentery
    against epidemics
    against eye disease
    against hemorraghes
    Begijnendijk, Flemish Brabant, Belgium
    blind people
    Conzano, Italy
    eye problems
    Mtarfa, Malta
    Perugia, Italy
    sore eyes
    sore throats
    stained glass workers
    Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
    throat infections
    Villa Santa Lucia, Latium, Italy

All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.

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