Patron Saint Walburga
Many miraculous cures are associated with the oil that
flows near the site of St. Walburga's relics. For this
reason, St. Walburga is the patron saint of many causes
related to health. St. Walburga lived during the eighth
century and was the Abbess of two monasteries.
St. Walburga is the patron saint of the following causes:
* Against coughs
* Against dog bites
* Against famine
* Against hydrophobia
* Against mad dogs
* Against plague
* Against rabies
* Against storms
* Antwerp, Belgium
* Diocese of Eichstatt, Germany
* Gronigen, Netherlands
* Oudenarde, Belgium
* Diocese of Plymouth, England
* Zutphen, Netherlands
Many Catholics who have St. Walburga as a patron wear
a St. Walburga medal or a St. Walburga necklace. It
is also traditional to give a St. Walburga medal as
a gift to someone who has been bitten by a dog. The
St. Walburga pendant offers comfort to the person who
was bitten and reciting a prayer to St. Walburga offers
protection from infection or other illnesses.
Prayer to St. Walburga
St. Walburga, by your blessed life of love,
God blessed you with the power to heal,
to make whole the soul as well as the body.
Beg for us what we cannot obtain for ourselves,
and heal our world of sickness and sorrow.
May God hear you, who lived so graciously for His glory,
and send us the healing grace we need,
through your powerful intercession.
St. Walburga Prayer
O God, the boundless generosity of your favor is proclaimed
by the wonders you have worked in your holy women. As
we are taught by your holy virgin Walburga's example
of purity and rejoice in the glory of her miracles,
may she be our patron to gain for us your unfailing
love. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
. Have the jewelry store engrave the recipient's
name on the back of the pendant along with a short
message or date if appropriate.
Large Gold St. Walburga
are available in 14k gold, gold filled
and sterling silver. All sterling silver items
come with a 18 inch or 24 inch chain.
is the perfect size for a charm bracelet
or a necklace for a child. All gold filled and
sterling silver pendants come with a chain.
Click on image.
Picture of St. Walburga
the patron saint