Saints related to Patron of Cancer Patients
St. Peregrine is considered the official patron saint of Cancer. His miraculous cure along with his trust in God are at the root of this patronage. Many people afflicted with cancer or supporting someone with the disease wear a Saint Peregrine Medal or pray on a St. Peregrine rosary to united their intentions with Peregrine in prayer to God.
St. Giles is connected to cancer because of how in his life he prayed for those overcoming disease and those in need strength at the hour of death.
St Agatha Venerated as a saint since at least the 6th century, Agatha is the patron saint of those battling breast cancer. Her strength of faith and tenacity to the will of God makes St. Agatha a beautiful and encouraging example for anyone touched by the anguish of fighting this diagnosis.
You can learn more about each of these Patron saints of Cancer though the listings below.
St. Agatha was a second century woman born in Sicily. Agatha in embracing chastity and rejected the advances from men ange…
While there is not much known about Saint Giles, he was a popular saint during the Middle Ages. Born in the seventh centur…
St. Peregrine Laziosi was born into wealth and privilege in Forli, Italy. He was vehemently opposed to the Catholic Church…
Patron Saint Medals For Cancer Patients
The two saints most frequently worn by cancer patients are St. Agatha and St. Peregrine.
St. Peregrine Medals
St. Agatha Medals