[The angel] was given a great quantity of incense to offer, along with the prayers of all the saints, on the gold altar that was before the throne. - Revelation 8:3
Catholics believe that the prayers of the saints in heaven are very powerful. We do not pray to the saints, but we ask for their intercession, just as you might ask a family member to pray for you. The following five saints are well-known for their help with healing.