‘OPUS DEI’ – Josemaria Escriva – onyx / red bi rosary (23 in.) – RSTS.21636
AVE BEADS: 8 mm matte onyx stone, note markings on each bead.
PATER BEADS: Faceted, ribbed bi-cones in red, each framed with antiqued filigree caps.
CRUCIFIX: OLD TRADITIONAL – antique, Europe/pre1850 – (3 in.)
CENTER: OUR LADY of PILAR (apparition to St James) – Spain / 1790 – 1850 – ( 1.25 in. )
Note center mentions Zaragoza, read below:
WHO WAS JOSEMARIA ESCRIVA? (9 January 1902 – 26 June 1975); was a Roman Catholic priest from Spain who founded Opus Dei, an organization of laypeople and priests dedicated to the teaching that everyone is called to holiness and that ordinary life is a path to sanctity. He studied in Zaragoza, ordained as deacon (20 December 1924), and ordained a priest, also in Zaragoza, (28 March 1925). Canonized in 2002 by Pope John Paul II, who declared Saint Josemaria should be “counted among the great witnesses of Christianity”.
OPUS DEI (WORK OF GOD): ST Josemaria: Opus Dei founder: teaches that everyone is called to holiness and that ordinary life is a path to sanctity. Founded in Spain in 1928. Opus Dei was given final Catholic Church approval in 1950 by Pope Pius XII. Mostly Lay people who live in their own homes. Membership, over 93,100 (2014) worldwide.
ABOUT OUR HAND-CAST METALS: All metals, crucifixes and crosses are hand-cast from rare antique and vintage pieces in sterling silver and solid bronze then antiqued to restore original patina.
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE (pricing determined by gram wt of precious metals at time of casting) Unable to replace as shown.
20% DISCOUNT APPLIED BELOW UNTIL GONE
Bronze: ($248) your special price $198.40
Sterling: ($372) your special price $297.60
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE: (pricing determined by gram wt of metals at time of casting)