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"Jesus loved Martha and Mary and Lazarus." This unique statement in John's gospel tells us of the special relationship Jesus had with Martha, her sister, and her brother. Apparently Jesus was a frequent guest at Martha's home in Bethany, a small village two miles from Jerusalem. We read of three visits in Luke 10:38-42, John 11:1-53, and John 12:1-9. Many of us find it easy to identify with Martha in the story Luke tells. ... Continue Reading

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  1. jimbo
    2 years ago

    I LOVE YOU ST. MARTHA
    YOUR MY PATRON SAINT SOMEDAY

  2. Nataly
    2 years ago

    I never knew about Saint Martha. I have been suffering from anxiety, excessive worry which keeps me up at night and I haven't had regular sleeping patterns in months. As I am very spiritual I took it as a calling from God and opened up the bible asking him to reveal to me something, and I was directed to the passage of how Martha was worried and anxious and her sister Mary knew God came first. So now I pray to Martha who was in my situation to heal me. I am also doing an online jesuit retreat and meditating. I can't see how God couldn't see my effort to put Him first in my life. But the anxiety still plagues me, I pray for Martha to pray to the Lord for me.

  3. step
    2 years ago

    Thank you St. Martha for all the answered prayers and for all you do even when i lack. I can't thank you enough for everything. Please continue to help me in this situation.. I love you my mother and praise you. You are absolutely amazing!!

  4. Robyn
    2 years ago

    I am so sorry for the late posting but.... THANK YOU SAINT LAZARUS FOR LISTENING AND FOR YOUR INTERCESSION ON MY PETITION....I AM AND WILL REMAIN TRULY GRATEFUL FOR YOUR HELP!

  5. Maureen
    2 years ago

    St. Martha your prayer came to us in a pray book I brought this week. Today is my first Tuesday of your novena and by my 9th Tuesday my beautiful baby boy Matthew will have being born he's due on the 13th July but they are taking him early at 38 weeks. Please st martha answer our prayers our unborn baby has a heart condition the bottom left side hasn't deveolped, please heal his little heart make the left side grow fully, strong and healthy. I have 2 scans this month the 24th & 31st May please show the the doctors a sign that his little heart is growing and that his heart is healing. Please save our baby, my 3 children and my husband are my life, keep my husband strong at this time and keep a watch over my beautiful children keep them safe always.

    St. Marta I promise to make your name known I'm going to leave you Novena pray in the church so others will come to know you too, and I promise to light a candle to you every Tuesday. Please Help me like you have helped so many others.

    Thank you
    Maureen
    (A Mother in need of a Miracle)

  6. Mayleen
    2 years ago

    Saint Martha is one of my favorite Saints. She has been very good to my family over the years. I hope that many more people/families will come to know her, and receive her aide. In turn come even more closely to GOD, and Mother Mary. It is with this hope that I would like to post the Novena Prayer we recieved many years ago to Saint Martha...

    A POWERFUL NOVENA

    SAINT MARTHA, I RESORT TO YOUR PROTECTION AND AIDE, IN PROOF OF MY AFFECTION AND FAITH, I OFFER THIS LIGHT WHCH I WILL BURN EVERY TUESDAY. COMFORT ME IN MY DIFFUCULTIES, AND THROUGH THE GREAT FAVOR TOU DIDST RECIEVE WHEN THOU SAVIOUR WAS LODGED IN THOU HOUSE, INTERCEED FOR MY FAMILY, THAT WE WILL BE PROVIDEDFOR IN OUR NECESSITIES. I BESEECH TH SAINT MARTHA, (ASK FAVOR) FOR HELP AND GRACE AS THOU DIDST RECIEVE WHEN YOU OVERCAME THE DRAGON THOU DIDST HAVE AT THOU FEET.

    3 OUR FATHERS
    3 HAIL MARYS
    3 GLORIAS

    This prayer is said 9 Tuesdays in succession. On each Tuesday, light a candle and leave a copy of this prayer in the church for someone to spread devotion. This Sant grants everything no matter how difficult, and within the 9 Tuesdays. She is well known in Europe, but little known in this Country.


  7. Beauty
    2 years ago

    I promise to enkindle light evry Tuesday.
    I got financial difficulties and I pray that you help me settle all of these things. I'm not working right now as I am looking after my daughter who has a cancer. I do believe that you will help us in facing any obstacles either financial or emotional.
    Pray over me and my family that love and respect will remain always in us.
    Pray that my children as they grow will never lose trust and respect to us.
    Pray that they will be God fearing persons.
    Guide my children in school and wherever they go.
    Keep my husband safe on the road and where've he goes too.
    Pray that we will fight those weaknesses in our lives.

  8. Belinda
    2 years ago

    I was baptized and confirmed as Martha.As I observed,as well the others, she lives in me. How happy and lucky as in those times, I witnessed the resurrection of Christ.
    St Martha, you are the patron of cooks and I do love cooking.Its my passion.
    The patron of servants, I helped people with no waiting for a return.Its wholeheartedly.
    I just need to lessen to worry little things.
    St. Martha, you believed in Jesus Christ, that's why you served him a lot.
    I wanted to served Jesus Christ more.

  9. Martha
    2 years ago

    I lose track of ou, still thru u in asking favors, you are sill there for me.My GranMae and mum believes in you. Please help me to go back.
    Show me the way not to worry that much.Learn me to set priorities.

  10. Martha
    2 years ago

    My mother gave me the name Martha because she is devoted to St Martha as well my granny.My mum as I grow old, I also learnt to pray the novena every Tuesday but coz maybe of the bad experiences I had , I suddenly lose hope,faith.Now, I realized that I was given this name coz I need to set aside my worries, apprehensions.know my priorities.That I have to keep my faith stronger.
    I ask of you ,St Martha to lead me at the right path.Please guide me to set my priorities.I have now a family and we are now facing different situation as my daughter,Marian ,is diagnosed for a cancer.please give me the courage to face this.Strengthen our positive outlook.Now I promise to light a candle and start my novena to you.Please hear our prayers.Please make my daughter experience the life.In accordance to Gods will thru you, Guide and protect us.Amen.

  11. Tomy Joseph
    2 years ago

    Thank you St Martha. We are starting a group of women names 'Friends of Martha' in our Church. St. Martha pray for this group.

  12. ehssa
    2 years ago

    Thank you st. Martha for all the help you've given to me and to my family. You're always there when i need you. You never failed me st. Martha.. At this moment of my life, im in a deep sorrow, about my job and my relationship to my boyfriend. I dont know what is the right thing.. to give up or to hold on? Please hear and help me st. Martha:( i trust you with all my heart...

  13. laura
    2 years ago

    please st martha answer my prayers please allow for this terrible time in my life to go away and for all that causes my heartbreak to be dropped! please allow my husband to keep his career and job and that if prayers are answered and the turmoil we are in gets dropped we can have our lives back! im praying with all my heart and soul please hear and answer my prayers xxx always yours laura xx

  14. Anne
    2 years ago

    St Matha you are a true saint may you keep me safe and make me healthy and happy i will always love you your my best friend with st theresa, st anthony, sacret heart of jesus, holy mary mother of god and all the angles who i have the highest of respect for xxx Thanks for everything.

  15. Anne
    2 years ago

    Thank you St Martha for granting my favour getting my hours changed at work. Please help me in my financial needs that i get someone to share the house with me, and i get money payed back to me from 2 borrowers. my sis can find happiness in a relationship and her op is a sucess and my cousin finds peace of mind and happiness after the death of his loving wife. michael can return to good health in finding the cause of his high blood pressure. that i can be friends with my bro whom i fell out with , my horse will have great health and sucess after his op keep us safe travelling the roads with our horses to our enjoyable hobby. I have been praying to st martha for nearly 20 years and she has never let me down thanks with all my heart please mend my brokenheart. Lots of love xxx

  16. Anne
    2 years ago

    St. Martha, today is my second Tuesday of your novena. Thank you for taking away the pain in my heart. St. Martha at the moment my husband is on a vacation with another woman. St. Martha please bring my husband home to our marriage and our relationship. Please open his eyes for me and for us. Thank you St. Martha.

  17. mitch
    2 years ago

    ..St Martha is very miraculous. I've been praying to her since 2004.She granted almost all my wishes and petitions. Devote your time every Tuesday and ask for her help. She never failed to help me especialy in my big problems.

  18. sirish
    2 years ago

    i want financial help from u
    why because iam a paster iam working for lord please help for my gospal work

  19. Tony B.
    2 years ago

    I have been praying to St. Martha since the 80's and to this date, I know so little of St. Martha, the Saint who answered all my prayers. True, everything that I have prayed for was accorded, and true, even before the 9th Tuesday my prayers were acknowledged.
    Your faith will lead and help you see through the different dimensions of how your prayers are acknowledged. For me, it was and I look at it as: yes, no (not this, something better is meant for you) or wait. Have faith and pray to harden your faith.

  20. Anne
    2 years ago

    I was just introduced to St. Marta and have started to do her 9 day novena. Talk to her like you would a mother or a friend. She just did something very sweet for me. I was crying to her and asked her to let me have communication from my estranged husband, and a few minutes later my phone dinged... it was him... amazing. It was completely St. Marta's doing - he rarely communicates with me. Oh, I put a little rosary beside her picture and candle.


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