St. Benedict Medal , Charm Necklace Catholic Christian Religious Jewelry Pendant, Saint Benedict of Nursia



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    - Saint Benedict -

    . I created this unique and meaningful necklace designs in honor of Saint Benedict. Express your faith and devotion with this necklace, it's a very powerful piece and a true gift for yourself or someone special.

    . Created With:
    Beautiful pendant with image of Saint Benedict.
    Measures: Connector bead with medal :5,6x3,6 cm (2,2x1,4in)
    Chain: 42cm (16,5in)
    This necklace comes with chain.
    Materials: Metal

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    - About Saint Benedict Medal -

    There is indeed no medal that possesses such wonderful power and none so highly esteemed by the holy Church as the Medal of St. Benedict. Whosoever wears this medal with devotion, trusting to the life-giving power of the holy Cross and the merits of the holy Father St. Benedict, may expect the powerful protection of this great Patriarch in his spiritual and temporal needs. The medal is one of the oldest and most honored medals used by Catholics and due to the belief in its power against evil is also known as the “devil-chasing medal.” As early as the 11th century, it may have initially had the form of Saint Benedict’s cross, and was used by pope Leo IX. The reverse side of the medal carries the Vade retro satana (“Step back, Satan”) formula, which has been used by Catholics to ward off evil since the 15th century. Sometimes carried as part of the rosary, it is also found individually. In widespread use after its formal approval by Pope Benedict XIV in the 18th century, the medal is used by Catholics to ward off spiritual and physical dangers, especially those related to evil, poison, and temptation.


    We see St. Benedict holding his Rule; next to him, on a pedestal, is the cup that once held poison, shattered after he made the Sign of the Cross over it. The other pedestal is topped by the raven, who is about to carry away the poisoned bread. In very small print above these pedestals are the words: Crux s. patris Benedicti (The Cross of our Holy Father Benedict).

    Underneath St. Benedict are the words: ex SM Casino MDCCCLXXX (from holy Monte Cassino, 1880).

    Surrounding the entire face of the medal are the words: Eius in obitu nostro praesentia muniamur (May we at our death be fortified by his presence.)


    In the arms of the Cross are the initials C S S M L – N D S M D, which stand for the rhyme:

    Crux sacra sit mihi lux!
    Nunquam draco sit mihi dux!

    The Holy Cross be my light;
    Let not the dragon be my guide.
    In the corners of the Cross are C S P D, which stand for the same words found on the front over the pedestals: Crux s. patris Benedicti (The Cross of our Holy Father Benedict).

    Above the Cross is the word “Pax” (Peace), the Benedictine motto.

    Surrounding the entire back of the medal are the initials to the words of the exorcism: V R S N S M V – S M Q L I V B, which stand for the rhyme:

    Vade retro Satana!
    Nunquam suade mihi vana!
    Sunt mala quae libas.
    Ipse venena bibas!

    Begone, Satan,
    Do not suggest to me thy vanities!
    Evil are the things thou profferest,
    Drink thou thy own poison!
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