A Feast Day Prayer to Saints Cosmas and Damian - image  on https://www.mypope.com.ph
Thursday, October 29, 2020
A Feast Day Prayer to Saints Cosmas and Damian - image MPVisit_LEADERBOARD_728x90 on https://www.mypope.com.ph
Home Prayer of the Day A Feast Day Prayer to Saints Cosmas and Damian

A Feast Day Prayer to Saints Cosmas and Damian

Get to know the two saints who stood strong by their faith during 303 AD!

Today, September 26, the Catholic community celebrates the feast day of Saints Cosmas and Damian.

Little is known about the lives of these two saints. Some reports claim that Cosmas and Damian were twin brothers who were born in Arabia. There are also others that say that the two were skilled doctors who actively practiced the Christian faith and healed patients without asking for any payment. (Read: 5 Saints to Call on for Health-Related Problems)

While we may never know the real and exact story behind Saints Cosmas and Damian, we can still be certain about one thing in their lives: They were prominent practitioners of medicine who suffered martyrdom in Syria during the persecution of Emperor Diocletian (around 303 AD).

With this, we can say that Cosmas and Damian lived as men of strong faith—a claim that is best manifested not only by their unfortunate fate, but also by the crowds of faithful who passed on their story to the younger generations.

a-feast-day-prayer-to-saints-cosmas-and-damian
The basilica of Sts Cosmas and Damian is a church in the Roman Forum, parts of which incorporate original Roman buildings. (Photo from Web Gallery of Art)

Today, Catholics from around the world would still pay their respects to Saints Cosmas and Damian. Shrines and churches are also built in their names, with many faithful seeking their healing intercession.

Reach out to the two saints with this prayer!

Prayer to Saints Cosmas and Damian

Oh glorious martyrs of Christ, Saints Cosmas and Damian, you gave your lives for the love of God, benefiting your fellow man, and crowning your martyrdom with an open and loyal profession of your faith.

You taught us to love God above all things, and to love our fellow man as ourselves, professing always, and without fear, the religion of Jesus.

Augmenting amongst the faithful populace many miracles, you are glorious indeed. Through your intercession, which brings about deliverance of these miracles, we pray to you for your aid in all things. May your patronage never be far from us in the illness of our body and soul.

Oh great protectors, Saints Cosmas & Damian, assist us with your love and free us from all evils. Amen.

Prayer from catholicdoors.com.

Most Recent

Here’s What to Expect From Nadine Lustre’s ‘Wildest Dreams’ Album

Nadine Lustre’s debut album is here! Well, almost. The actress-singer is just days away from releasing her debut album Wildest Dreams under...

5 Prayers for Enemies to Make Peace

A Prayer for Wisdom to Rightfully Rebuke God of Heaven’s Armies, You are my strength and my refuge. When I am attacked by enemies, I...

‘Cemeteries Will Be Closed From October 29 to November 4’ – IATF

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many events got postponed, celebrations canceled, and occasions celebrated differently. And now, just like how graduation rites were done...

Here’s a List of PH Tourist Destinations Now Open to Travelers

As the government continues to gradually ease on lockdown restrictions in the country, several tourist spots have reopened—but still subject to health...

FOLLOW US!