Saint Benedict medal and cross was designed in 1880 in Montecassino to commemorate the 1400th anniversary of his birth. The St. Benedict Jubilee Medal is sometimes called the "Devil-chasing Medal".
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- Saint Benedict Silver Ox Medal in Crucifix w/ Black and Red Enamel.
- It comes w/ a box, pamphlet, and adjustable cord.
- Made in the USA.
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Story & Symbolism:
St. Benedict had a deep faith in the Cross and worked miracles with the sign of the cross. This faith in, and special devotion to, the Cross was passed on to succeeding generations of Benedictines. Devotion to the Cross of Christ also gave rise to the striking of medals that bore the image of St. Benedict holding a cross aloft in his right hand and his Rule for Monasteries on the other hand. Thus, the Cross has always been closely associated with the Medal of St. Benedict, which is often referred to as the Medal-Cross of St. Benedict.