St. Benedict is the Patron Saint for: Homeless, Monastics, Monks, Poisoning.FRONT One side of the medal bears an image of St. Benedict, holding a cross in the right hand and the Holy Rule in the left. On the one side of the image is a cup, on the other a raven. Round the margin of the medal stands the legend “Ejus in obitu nostro praesentia muniamus” (May we at our death be fortified by his presence).BACK The initial letters of “Crux Sancti Patris Benedicti” in the angles of the cross. Round the margin stand the initial letters of the distich: “Vade Retro Satana, Nunquam Suade Mihi Vana — Sunt Mala Quae Libas, Ipse Venena Bibas” (Begone, Satan, do not suggest to me thy vanities — evil are the things thou profferest, drink thou thy own poison). At the top of the cross usually stands the word Pax (peace) or the monogram I H S (Jesus).Tiger's eye is a protective stone that was traditionally carried as a talisman against ill wishing and curses. It also reduces tensions..Smoky Quartz provides strong cleansing and grounding qualities to the wearer. It relieves fear, lifts depression, and brings emotional calmness.Designed and Made in California.
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