Wear your faith and get this Sterling Silver St. Martin De Porres Medal with a 20" L Rhodium Chain. This classy accessory will sure catch everyone's eyes with its simple charm. Show off your devotion to St. Martin De Porres and pray that may he guide and protect the bearer of this necklace.
Item No.: MV-L600MDP
- Patron Saint of People of Mixed race, Innkeepers, Barbers and Public Health Workers
- Image of St. Martin De Porres with an inscription, “Saint Martin De Porres Pray For Us.”
- Sterling Silver Medal - St. Martin De Porres w/ 20" Rhodium Plated Chain.
- Dimension: 0.75"
- It comes in a deluxe gift box.
- Made in the USA.
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Story & Symbolism:
Martin was ridiculed for being of mixed race. In Peru, by law, all descendants of African or Indians cannot be a member of religious orders. He volunteered and was later accepted by the Dominican Convent of the Rosary in Lima as a servant boy and eventually was moved up. Martin become a Dominican lay brother and was in charge of the infirmary until his death. By the time he died, he became popular and talks of his miracles and taking care of the sick were everywhere. His body was exhumed 25 years later, his body had a rich fragrance and is still intact. He was canonized by Pope John XXIII on May 6, 1962.