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St. Benedict Crucifix - 7.5" Black Enamel

$ 35.95 USD
St. Benedict Crucifix - 7.5" Black Enamel

Saint Benedict 7 1/2" Black Enamel Cross with Silver Crucifix.

This medal is one of the oldest and most honored medals used by Christians due to the belief in its power against evil, is also known as the "devil-chasing medal". The reverse side of the medal carries the Vade retro satana ("Begone, Satan!" formula which has been used by Christians to ward off evil.

Widespread use after its formal approval by Pope Benedict XIV in the 18th century, the medal is used by Roman Catholics to ward off spiritual and physical dangers, especially those related to evil, poison, and temptation.