In my previous article I explained how to petition the female Saints with special
requests. This time around I'll provide some instruction on how to ask to
be put in the cosmic care of the Male Saints. These are very ancient
pagan rituals, which have been popularized by the Christian Church. The
basic methodology is to put your request under the appropriately colored
candle on the suggested day of the week along with an image of the Saint
(which you can often find on the Internet) and/or a symbol or emblem that
represents the Saint.
Saint Anthony of Padua
On a Tuesday burn a brown candle for special requests, a green candle for
financial help or an orange candle to find a husband. St. Anthony is a
wonderworker when it comes to finding lost articles, improving the memory
and bringing back a strayed lover. His emblem is the lily.
Saint Alphonsu Liguori
On a Thursday, light a purple candle to ask Saint Alphonsu Liguori for help with sore, aching
muscles, joint pain and arthritis. Anything to do with the bones.
Burn a blue candle on a Wednesday to settle domestic disputes and also
banish flu, fevers and contagious diseases.
On a Tuesday burn a red candle and ask Saint Bartholomew to reveal the truth to
you if you feel like something is being hidden or concealed from you. You
can also ask him for protection from violence and violent death, and
for protection and healing while undergoing surgery. His emblem is the butcher
Burn a white candle on a Saturday to ask for protection against a variety
of evil influences: poisons, evil temptations, contagious
diseases, terrible storms, and illness and death. Saint Benedict also helps heal animals and increase prosperity. His
emblem is a raven or a broken cup….
On a Sunday, burn a pink candle to ask for protection from astral attack,
violence and enemies. His emblem is a crucifix.
On a Wednesday burn a blue candle to increase positive communication and
self-expression. He also helps with diseases of the throat. His emblem is
a comb or two unlit crossed candles.
Burn a red or orange candle on a Sunday to protect the home and for help
with any kind of emergency that has to do with home such as a flood, fire,
bankruptcy, infestation etc. His emblem is a burning house.
No Wednesday burn a red candle for protection from accidents, sudden
death, and against storms. Christopher protects motorists and travelers
so he is the one to pray to for a safe journey.
Saints Cosme and Damian
Burn two green candles on a Wednesday for help with doctors and health, to
get a correct diagnosis and for general physical protection. He can also
clear obstacles from you path.
On a Saturday burn a Purple candle to protection from womanizers, liars,
cheaters, and negative attitudes. He helps homeless people and those who
have been convicted from getting a heavy sentence.
On a Thursday light a yellow candle to settle disputes, curse your enemy
and to reverse a negative situation around. This is who you petition to if
you need things to change quickly or suddenly.
Saint Gerard Majella
On a Monday, light a white candle to petition to become pregnant. He also
helps the falsely accused be declared innocent. He also assists mediums,
prophets, psychics and clairvoyants in seeing the truth.
Saint Francis of Assisi
On a Monday light a brown candle to petition for peace, conflict
resolution and to gain spiritual wisdom. He helps to reveal and dismantle
evil plots. He is also an environmentalist and is concerned with matters
of ecology and conservation.
On Tuesday, light a red candle to conquer fears, acquire courage and to
overcome jealousy. His emblem is the slaying of a dragon.
On a Saturday light a white candle to protect the house from burglary and
evil spirits. His emblem is a book and a plum
Saint James the Greater
Light a red candle on a Tuesday to clear obstacles from your path, conquer
or remove enemies and for justice to prevail. His emblem is a cockleshell
Saint John the Baptist
On a Tuesday light a green candle to petition him for good luck,
fertility, prosperity and protection from enemies.
Saint John Bosco
On a Sunday, light a yellow candle to petition him for favors to do with
children, students and educational matters.
Light a yellow candle on a Sunday for help with selling a home, finding
job, for protection and a happy marriage. His emblem is a lily or a
pitcher with a loaf of bread.
Light a red candle on Wednesday to petition for a peaceful, happy home and
family, for financial assistance and spiritual strength.
Light green, white and red candles on a Sunday to petition for a miracle:
for hopeless cases that seem impossible, to help with addictions or to
help someone get out of jail.
Light a yellow candle on a Sunday to ask for help with sickness, disease,
addictions, and better health and to obtain prosperity.
Saint Martin De Porres
Light a purple and white candle on a Thursday to bring harmony to your
household. You can also petition him for better health and increased
financial security. His emblem is a broom and a crucifix.
Saint Martin Caballero
On a Tuesday light a red or white candle to ask for protection from evil,
to rescue someone from evil influences and/or to draw customers to your
business. Petition him for money, luck prosperity.
On a Sunday light a white candle for prosperity, luck spiritual wisdom and
guidance. His emblem is a shamrock and a saint.
On a Tuesday light a blue or a red candle for courage, patience, overcome
opposition and to settle disturbed conditions in the home.
Light a red and a white candle to petition him to remove obstacles,
business success, strength, courage, forgiveness and good fortune. His
emblem is two crossed keys.
On a Sunday light a white candle to petition him for help with cancer.
Saint Pius the Tenth
On a Sunday light a white candle to ask for special favors to be granted
by those in authority (such as a boss or government agency.)
Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Light a red candle to prevent gossip, false accusation and for a happy and
Saint Louis Beltran
Light a white candle for help learning languages and protection from evil,
accidents, sickness and enemies. He is the one you invoke when children
are possessed by spirits.
On a Wednesday light a yellow candle to restore health and to be protected
from contagious diseases.
His emblem is a dog.
Light a red candle on a Tuesday to petition for justice, to overcome
rivals, remove obstacles from your path, success and good fortune. His
emblem is arrows.
Saint Thomas Aquinas
Light a white candle on a Monday to improve concentration and memory, for
understanding, for mental stamina and to help pass exams.
By: Sam Stevens