St. Rose of Lima
From the moment Rose was born in 1586, people admired her beauty. But she did not feel called to marriage. That angered her parents, but Rose eventually became a member of the Third Order of St. Dominic. Living at home, she sold embroidery and flowers to support her family. Rose lived a life of intense penance and sacrifice. Sometimes, she would sleep only two hours so she could spend more time in prayer.
Patron of: embroiderers, family conflict, florists, garderners, natives of Latin America, Peru, Phillipines, the ridiculed