Tuesday, January 27, 2009
St. George Relic Charm Bracelet
St. George Patron Saint of England and in U.S. is seen as the patron saint of Armored Forces; Agricultural workers; soldiers; skin diseases, equestrians
PRAYER IN HONOR OF SAINT GEORGE
O GOD, who didst grant to Saint George strength and constancy in the various torments which he sustained for our holy faith;we beseech Thee to preserve,through his intercession,our faith from wavering and doubt,so that we may serve Thee with a sincere heart faithfully unto death.Through Christ our Lord.
This is a very unique combination of beads and medal. I used a vintage medal of St. George as well as a relic medal. I used a large turquoise color howlite stone cross to hold St. George's medal.
Other Catholic medals include INFANT OF PRAGUE
ST. JOAN OF ARC (Patronage: Imprisoned; rape victims; soldiers)
ST. THERESA ( Many miracles attributed to her. Declared a Doctor of the Church in 1997 by Pope John Paul II) Patronage: African missions; AIDS sufferers; air crews; aircraft pilots; aviators; bodily ills; flower growers; illness; loss of parents; missionaries; parish missions)
ST. CURE D'ARS (Patronage: Priests; confessors, archdiocese )
OUR LADY OF CZESTOCHOWA
ST. BARBARA (Patronage: Against explosions; against fire, against lightning, against mine collapse, against storms, architects; artillery; boatmen; bomb technicians; firefighters; dying people; mariners; masons; military engineers; miners; prisoners; sailors)
ST. MARTHA (Patronage: Butlers; cooks; domestic servants; homemakers; travelers)
ST. FLORIDIAN (Patronage: Against battles, against fire, firefighters, chimney sweeps, drowning, fire prevention, floods, harvests, Poland, soap-boilers)
IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY
SACRED HEART OF JESUS (Reverse Side)
ST. BENEDICT (Against evil, witchcraft; against poison; agricultural workers; carvers; civil engineers; coppersmiths; dying people )ST. FRANCIS XAVIER ( a Spaniard was the founder of the missions of the Society of Jesus in the Far East. He was canonized with the founder of the Society of Jesus, Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1622.)
ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI (Patron Saint of Animals)
ST. PADRE PIO (Visible sign in his body of Christ's Passion)
I also used natural jasper gemstones and chalk turquoise.