St. Benedict (Jubilee) Sterling Silver Medal

Item Number: JC-150M |
Jeweled Cross Sterling Silver St. Benedict (Jubilee) Medal available in either

Small or Large size. Medal only or Medal with 18" or 24" chain.

Availability: In stock

$39.00
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Magnificent sterling silver St. Benedict (Jubilee) medal available in either Small (dime size) or Large (quarter size). Your choice of medal only or medal with 18" chain in small size and 24" chain in large. Medal with chain comes in deluxe green flip-top box.

This powerful St. Benedict Jubilee medal is very well known and widely used
throughout Christian world. St. Benedict (born at Nursia, Italy, in 480) had a profound veneration for the holy Cross and for our Saviour Crucified. In virtue of the Sign of the Cross, he wrought many miracles and exercised great power over the spirits of darkness. In consequence of the great veneration in which St. Benedict was held from the early Middle Ages, it followed that a Medal was struck, one side of which represents St. Benedict holding the Cross in one hand and the Holy Rule in the other. Around the image of St. Benedict are these words in Latin "May his presence protect us in the hour of death." St. Benedict has ever been the patron of the dying, because of the circumstances attending his own most glorious death, for he breathed forth his soul while standing in prayer before the Most Blessed Sacrament.
The reverse of the Medal shows the image of the Cross. Around the margin are the initials of Latin words which form verses supposed to have originated with the holy Father Benedict himself. The English translation is: "Be gone Satan! Suggest not to me thy vain things. The cup thou profferest me is evil; drink thou thy poison." In the angles formed by the arms of the Cross are the letters C.S.P.B., signifying "Cross of the holy Father Benedict." The letters on the Cross itself have this meaning: "May the holy Cross be my light; let not the dragon be my guide."

St. Benedict
Born: c.480
Died: March 21, 547
Feast Day: July 11
Patron Saint of: kidney disease, poison sufferers, students
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