The original, handcrafted pewter Saint Gerard Majella statue by Jeweled Cross depicts the famous Redemptorist lay brother. Saint Gerard Majella began life as a tailor in Naples. He then became a lay brother and was privileged to experience many raptures and miracles. He is said to have had the gifts of clairvoyance and mystical knowledge. On many occasions he was able to manifest money for the poor. Saint Gerard Majella is the patron saint of childbirth, expectant mothers and the falsely accused.