This sacramental Christian medal features a St. Benedict cross and a capsule of soil collected from the grounds of the Abbey of Monte Cassino in Cassino, Italy. Entombed in the High Altar of the Basilica of Monte Cassino are the remains of St. Benedict. The intercession of St. Benedict is commonly petitioned for protection against bad influences and sinful temptation.
Soil capsule is protected by a special epoxy coating. Made in Italy, the medal is 1” dia and is crafted of resistant metal alloy to last through the years. Country of origin is guaranteed by The Christian Mint, LLC.
Chain not included. Medal is crafted for easy clipping to your favorite bracelet or necklace.
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