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Patron Saint of Miners

Monday, October 18th, 2010

With the recent miraculous evens in Chile, where 33 miners were rescued after having survived 69 days trapped underground in the San Jose Mine, it’s hard to reflect a bit on the patron saint of miners, St. Barbara. It was truly inspiring to watch, as one by one, the trapped miners were hoisted to the […]

St. Christopher and the Sports World

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Sterling Silver St Christopher Baseball MedalSt. Christopher medals are extremely popular in the world of sports. One must wonder why so many athletes and teams wear medals of the saint and pay their homage to him. Perhaps it is because St. Christopher is the patron saint of travelers. There are few things closer to the heart of the athlete then finding a way to win on the road…

Patron Saint of Politicians

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Saint Thomas MoreWell… given the upcoming presidential election and the recent $700B bailout out bill I thought it might be a nice idea to remind politicians, government officials we elect, of who their patron saint is… St Thomas More.

In the event you didn’t already know…

Patron Saint of Soldiers

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Silver St. George MedalI often receive emails and comments from soldiers and their families. Each one of them is most often very touching and heartfelt. A while back, the mother of 2 sons serving in the military purchased a St. George medal for each of them shortly before they were deployed to Iraq. Saint George is the very popular patron saint of soldiers. She wrote that they were all she had in the world and hoped that the medals would help to guide and protect them and bring them home safely as she did not know what she’d do without them…

Patron Saint of Athletes

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Gold Saint Sebastian MedalWith the 2008 Olympics in Beijing China upon us, here’s a little bit about Saint Sebastian the patron saint of athletes in honor of all the athletes worldwide participating in the games.

According to his legend, Sebastian was born in Gaul and became a soldier in the Roman army. When it was discovered that St Sebastian was a Christian…

Religious Jewelry for Comfort

Saturday, June 21st, 2008

Many conversations revolving around religious jewelry are why exactly people wear it. I often read or hear about how it is a proclamation of one’s faith or beliefs or an attempt to openly demonstrate how godly they are. To me, it’s much more than that. Several years ago my mother-in-law passed away from cancer. As […]

St Michael the Archangel

Friday, June 20th, 2008

My husband and St. Michael the Archangel By Terri Parker My husband and I were sitting at the dining room table when he showed me his new sterling silver chain and medallion he purchased. The medallion was of St. Michael the Archangel. My husband said St. Michael is his favorite patron saint because of his […]