Saint Peregrine Medal in Sterling Silver
This St. Peregrine medal is 15/16″ in diameter, includes a 20 in. Rhodium Plated Chain and comes in a Deluxe Gift Box.
St. Peregrine (Laziosi Peregrinus) was a 13th century monk and mystic. His conversion came following his participation in a public disturbance during which he struck the face of St. Philip Benizi. “When the saint calmly turned the other cheek, Peregrinus underwent an overwhelming conversion.”
Honored as the patron saint of cancer patients, Saint Peregrine, a native of Italy suffered from cancer of the foot “until, as the result of a vision, he was miraculously cured. His feast day is May 1.” (Source the Encyclopedia of the Saints)
Catholic Patron Saint Medals are great Gifts for a variety of occasions. They are among the top Confirmation Gifts but also have a place as a First Communion Gift or a RCIA Gift.