Many novenas were made to St. Philomena to have these two non identical babies and to keep the pregnancy going successfully. The mother had developed an antibody syndrome problem after the birth of her last child. This problem had already caused several miscarriages. After many prayers asking for St. Philomena's intercession the cause was found and the treatment of the immune problem was successful. Teresa (left) and Lucy (right) finally arrived after a Caesarian section.