St Benedict medal - patron of witchcraft, workers, school children, engineers

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R 14,00
St Benedict medal - patron of witchcraft, workers, school children, engineers

Small round medal - 1cm in diameter.  Made in Italy . Silver oxidized.




Saint Benedict of Nursia
Fra Angelico 031.jpg
Saint Benedict Detail from a fresco by Fra Angelico
Abbot
Patron of Europe
Born c. 480
Norcia (Umbria, Italy)
Died 21 March 543 (aged 64)
Monte Cassino
Honored in Roman Catholicism
Anglican Communion
Eastern Orthodoxy
Lutheran Church
Canonized 1220, Rome by Pope Honorius III
Major shrine

Monte Cassino Abbey, with his burial
Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire, near Orléans, France

Sacro Speco, at Subiaco, Italy
Feast July 11 (Roman Catholic calendar of saints), (Anglican Communion)
March 14 (Byzantine Rite)
March 21 (on local calendars and in the General Roman Calendar of 1962)
Attributes -Bell
-Broken tray
-Broken cup and serpent representing poison
-Broken utensil
-Bush
-Crosier
-Man in a Benedictine cowl holding Benedict's rule or a rod of discipline
-Raven
Patronage -Against poison
-Against witchcraft
-Agricultural workers
-Cavers
-Civil engineers
-Coppersmiths
-Dying people
-Erysipelas
-Europe
-Farmers
-Fever
-Gall stones
-Heerdt (Germany)
-Heraldry and Officers of arms
-the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest
-Inflammatory diseases
-Italian architects
-Kidney disease
-Monks
-Nettle rash
-Norcia (Italy)
-People in religious orders
-Schoolchildren
-Servants who have broken their master's belongings
-Speliologists
-Spelunkers


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