The beloved patron of farmers, Saint Isidore lived a life of simple piety and uncompromising devotion, always chosing service to God above all other distractions and obligations of life. In support of his ardent faith, angels were seen tilling his fields for him while he attended the Holy Mass, as is depicted in the globe held by the holy farmer in this new icon. St. Isidore was born in the year 1070 to very poor yet very pious Catholic parents in Madrid, Spain. His parents were unable to support him when he was a youth and sent him to work for a wealthy landowner, whom he worked for the rest of his life).
This exquisite statue of St. Isidore (Isador), patron of farmers, is manufactured and hand-painted in Spain. Notice the incredible attention to detail on every part of the statue. Eyes are glass. Sizes range from 12 – 40in. A true work of art!
In this little booklet are 30 of the most popular Catholic novena prayers-prayers to be recited nine days in succession in petition for some favor. They include prayers to St. Joseph, St. Raphael, St. Anne, St. Anthony, St. Jude, St. Gerard, St. Rita, St. Therese the Little Flower and the Holy Souls in Purgatory. Our Lord has said, "Ask and it shall be given you," and there is never a petition so great or so small that God cannot or will not grant it to one who fervently asks. These beloved, traditional novena prayers will aid many souls to ask for and receive both spiritual and temporal favors from the hand of the all-bountiful God
Continuously popular since it first appeared in 1977, The Incorruptiblesremains the acknowledged classic on the bodies of Saints that did not undergo decomposition after death, many remaining fresh and flexible for years, or even centuries. After explaining both natural and artificial mummification, the author shows that the incorruption of the Saints' bodies fits into neither category but constitutes a much greater phenomenon phenomenon unexplained by modern science even to this day.
The beautiful pewter wall cross is 5 in. x 3 1/2 in. In the center is a medallion with St. Rita in high relief. Above is the Holy Spirit, on the left arm of the cross is the symbol of the Lamb of God, and on the right arm is the Bible. Comes in a gift box with the "Prayer to St. Rita."
She was married to a rude, ill-tempered man who died a violent death. After entering the convent, she became mystic and received a terrible wound in her head that would not heal. She suffered much in life and is patron of impossible or desperate causes, especially marital troubles.
This exquisite statue of St. Rita of Cascia is manufactured and hand-painted in Spain. Notice the incredible attention to detail on every part of the statue. Eyes are glass. Sizes range from 8in. – 72in. A true work of art!
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