Product DescriptionLearn about the patron saint of school children, temptations, poisoning, dying people, monks, kidney disease, fever, civil engineers with this St. Benedict holy card. The attractive full color, folded holy card is made in Italy and features the world famous Fratelli-Bonello artwork with gold stamped trim. Inside this 5-3/8"H x 3-1/4"W piece is his biography, his feast day, the meaning of his name and a prayer in his honor. The front cover of the St. Benedict holy card is a classic Italian portrayal of the saint who is still relevant in modern times. He is shown standing while reading a book.
The St. Benedict holy card biography tells of being born to a noble Italian family. Disillusioned by the undisciplined Roman youth, he fled to the desert mountains and lived as a hermit for 3 years. He created his "rule" and built 12 monasteries that focused on the Benedictine rule of "pray and work." At one time there were over 40,000 monasteries guided by his rule. This St. Benedict holy card is informative and inspiring and a great gift for the child taking Benedict as a Confirmation name.
St. Benedict Holy card Bio Pamphlet: 5-3/8"H x 3-1/4"W; Folded; Full color