Saint Benedict medal which was the first exorcist well known for having fought against evil. Sterling silver medals: Saint Benedict of Norcia is on the main side of the medal with a crucifix in his right hand and his order rules on the left one. The medal is available in the following sizes: - 8 mm, 0.
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Medals, crosses, rosaries, statues, paintings, and other religious articles have long been used as a means of fostering and expressing our religious devotion to God and the saints. Icons, or painted images of Christ and the saints, are especially popular among Eastern Christians as an aid to Christian piety and devotion. The use of any religious article is therefore intended as a means of reminding us of God and of stirring up in us a ready willingness and desire to serve God and our neighbor.
Rosa Mystica. St Benedict was born to Roman nobility and was the twin brother of St Scholastica. He was a Holy Man who left his life of luxury and went to the mountains of Italy where he could study alone and live as a hermit.
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The Saint Benedict Medal is a Christian sacramental medal containing symbols and text related to the life of Saint Benedict of Nursiaused by Roman Catholics, as well as Anglicans, Lutherans, Methodists and the Western Orthodox, in the Benedictine Christian tradition, especially votarists and oblates. The medal is one of the oldest and most honored medals used by Christians and, due to the belief in its power against evil, is also known as the "devil-chasing medal". The reverse side of the medal carries the Vade retro satana "Begone, Satan! In widespread use after its formal approval by Pope Benedict XIV in the 18th century, the medal is used by Roman Catholics to ward off spiritual and physical dangers, especially those related to evil, poison, and temptation.