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St Martha

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St. Martha has been given the title 'disciple of the Lord'. She was the sister of Mary and Lazarus. When St. Martha received the Lord as a guest at Bethany, she looked after Him with great devotion. She it was that begged the Lord to raise her brother Lazarus from the dead. St. Martha is the Patron Saint of Cooks, Housewives, Servants, Waiters, and Waitresses.

Benedict speaks of Martha and Mary