5 Patron Saints to Call on in Time of Trouble
By Kim Forbes
Catholics, Episcopalians and Orthodox Christians are just a few of the religious groups that honor men and women who are holy and serve as great role models for modern people. We call these holy people saints. A few of these saints are thought to work as advocates for us here on Earth, and they are called patron saints. Contrary to popular belief, people do not worship patron saints, but call on them as to intercede to God on their behalf. Although we know that God is always there to listen and help us in our troubles, patron saints can also help us plead our case. The following list contains five patron saints to call upon in times of trouble.