ST JOHN BERCHMANS / MADONNA MEDAL – France, era unknown (1.25 in.) – SS.MJB.001
ST JOHN BERCHMANS / MADONNA MEDAL: Feast Day: 26 November (until 1969); 13 August (after 1969). Born March 13, 1599. He was only 22 when he died August 13, 1621 as a Jesuit seminarian. “If I do not become a saint when I am young”, he used to say “I shall never become one”. He is the patron of altar servers and students.
OBVERSE: (in French) S.J. BERCHMANS – ORA PRO NOBIS (PRAY FOR US)
REVERSE: (in French) ‘O MARIE CONCUE SANS PECHE PRIEZ POUR NOUS QUI AVONS RECOURS A VOUS’ TRANSLATED: ‘O MARY CONCEIVED WITHOUT SIN PRAY FOR US WHO HAVE RECOURSE TO YOU’
Part of our Samsara Collection.
ABOUT OUR MEDALS: All medals on our website are hand cast from antiques and vintage pieces in sterling silver and solid bronze then antiqued to restore original patina.
*(ONLY A LIMITED AMOUNT OF ORIGINAL SAMSARA PIECES LEFT! NOT SURE IF WE WILL RECAST)
BRONZE = $20 (shown top) *ONLY (25) BRONZE LEFT IN STOCK
STERLING = $37 (shown bottom) *ONLY (23) STERLING LEFT IN STOCK
(actual size: 1.3750 in. H x 1.1875 in. W, including bail)