A holy medal of St. Aloysius Gonzaga (1568-1591). Memorial is June 21st.
Saint Aloysius was born to Italian nobility. He was a cousin of Saint Rudolph Acquaviva. He received his First Communion from Saint Charles Borromeo, and was a spiritual student of Saint Robert Bellarmine. Bed-ridden because of kidney disease, it was a blessing to him because he had more time to pray. He became a Jesuit novice and died while tending to plague victims in Rome.
The medal is Italian made.
St. Aloysius Gonzaga is the patron ---- against sore eyes, of AIDS care-givers, of AIDS patients, bodily purity, Catholic youth, teenagers.
3 styles in two the saint is holding a crucifix,
------ one has a wall
------ the other has a skull
in the third he is holding a cross
These medals are great on necklaces, bracelets, rosaries, pins or whatever else you had in mind. They all come with an open jump ring so you can attach it to your necklace.
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All medals and crucifixes are silver oxide (unless noted otherwise), which is a silver plated zinc alloy. They are quality Italian made, and the medals are approx. 1 inch tall and 5/8 inch wide. Crucifix sizes vary per listing.
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