Summa Theologiae by St Thomas Aquinas
XP: Treatise On The Resurrection
Q72 Of Prayers With Regard To The Saints In Heaven
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We must now consider prayer with regard to the saints in heaven. Under this head there are three points of inquiry:

A1 Whether the saints have knowledge of our prayers?

A2 Whether we should beseech them to pray for us?

A3 Whether the prayers they pour forth for us are always granted?