20cm Statue of St Rita

SKU: stat381
R 567,00

20cm Statue of St Rita - Patron saint of lost or impossible causes, marital problems and abuse

Plastercast

Very pretty and well painted statue

Boxed

A popular religious depiction of Saint Rita during her partial Stigmata, though historically inaccurate, she is wearing a black Augustinian habit instead of the brown robe and white veil of Monastery of Saint Mary Magdalene from the 13th century.

Mother, Widow, Stigmatist, Consecrated Religious
Born1381
RoccaporenaPerugiaUmbriaItaly
DiedMay 22, 1457
Cascia, Perugia, Umbria, Italy
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church
Aglipayan Church
Beatified1626 by Pope Urban VIII
CanonizedMay 24, 1900, Vatican CityRome by Pope Leo XIII
Major shrineCasciaItaly
FeastMay 22
AttributesForehead wound, Rose, Bees, grape vine
PatronageLost and impossible causes, sickness, wounds, marital problems, abuse, mothers
ControversySpousal abuseFeudFamily honorLoneliness