20cm Statue of St Rita

SKU: stat381
$45.36

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
Born 1381
RoccaporenaPerugiaUmbriaItaly
Died May 22, 1457
Cascia, Perugia, Umbria, Italy
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Aglipayan Church
Beatified 1626 by Pope Urban VIII
Canonized May 24, 1900, Vatican CityRome by Pope Leo XIII
Major shrine CasciaItaly
Feast May 22
Attributes Forehead wound, Rose, Bees, grape vine
Patronage Lost and impossible causes, sickness, wounds, marital problems, abuse, mothers
Controversy Spousal abuseFeudFamily honorLoneliness