14k Yellow Gold St. Rita Hollow Medal Pendant (21.2X18.7MM)
Saint Rita of Cascia was born Margherita Lotti. She was married at age 12 and for 18 years suffered her husband’s abuse and infidelities. When he was killed in a long-standing feud, she tried to keep her sons from retaliating. She prayed to God to take them rather than submit them to possible mortal sin and murder. Her sons died of dysentery a year later. At age 36, Rita entered the monastery of Saint Mary Magdalene and lived there until her death at age 76. A story is told that near the end of her life, she was bedridden at the convent. A cousin visited and asked if she desired anything from her old home. Rita asked for a rose from the garden. It was January; however, when her relative went to the house, a single blooming rose was found in the garden. On her feast day, churches and shrines of St. Rita provide roses to the congregation which are blessed by the priest during Mass. Her Feast Day is May 22.
It is fitting this special piece is crafted of gold; it is said spiritual energy and power are activated and awakened by wearing or praying with gold. Gold represents the spiritual treasure gained by transforming the spirit; gold also represents love in the Bible. Optimistic and positive, gold adds richness and warmth to everything with which it is associated. It illuminates and enhances. Gold represents perfection in all things. This is 'earth friendly' as it is made with the Refined Karats system certified by Scientific Certification Systems' (SCS) strict requirements. Proudly made in America with a green process of ethically, environmentally and socially responsible production processes of water, waste and energy management; the gold is from 100 percent recycled Karats.
The rising price of gold makes this a great investment.
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- St. Rita Hollow Medal Measures .83 Inches High by .74 Inches Wide
- St. Rita Hollow Medal Measures is 21.20 Millimeters High x 18.70 Millimeters Wide
- Engraved Text 'St. Rita Pray For Us' Encircles the Medal; Die Struck, Hollow Medal is Crafted in Polished and Satin 14k Yellow Gold
- St. Rita is know as the Patron Saint for Abused Women, Mourning Wives and Impossible Causes.
- Back of Medal is Smooth and Flat; Perfect for Engraving a Special Message
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