A holy medal of St. Charles Borromeo (1538-1584). Memorial is November 4th.
The medal is Italian made.
4 styles available
-- 3 have the same front (profile with halo and arms folded)
2 of which are the same but most are the dull, silver oxide and one is shiny.
there is one with the above image and a monstrance on the back
lastly we have a portrait image of the saint.
there are different quantities available for each type.
St. Charles Borromeo holy medal -- Italian Catholic saint, born to a wealthy, noble family. He became a civil and canon lawyer. Was an abbot in many abbeys over the years, eventually being created a cardinal in 1560. Helped re-open the Council of Trent and participated in its sessions in 1562 & 1563. He was a very busy man! Teacher & confessor to Saint Aloysius Gonzaga.
Patron of bishops, catechists, catechumens, seminarians, spiritual directors, apple orchards and against abdominal pain, ulcers, colic