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Saint Rita Medal

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if you would like it for a charm bracelet, request a split ring instead of a bail in the "special instructions". In Christianity, baptism is the sacramental act of cleansing in water that admits one as a full member of the Church. Most Christians, such as Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, and Lutherans, are baptized as infants.

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Item Number: 70696Ships Same or Next Day
  • CHAIN IS NOT INCLUDED
  • Available in Solid 14K Yellow Gold, White Gold, & Sterling Silver
  • All Religious Medals are Customizable. We can change the spelling, your language, names etc, ex: change "Pray for Us" to "Pray For Me". Just let us know in "special instructions"
    St. Rita was born at Roccaporena near Spoleto, Umbria, Italy. She married at age 12 to Paolo Mancini. Her parents arranged her marriage, despite the fact that she repeatedly begged them to allow her to enter a convent. Mancini was a rich, quick-tempered, immoral man, who made many enemies in the region. St. Rita endured his insults, abuse, and infidelities for 18 years, and bore two sons with Mancini, Giangiacomo Antonio and Paolo Maria. Although she tried to raise them with Catholic values, her sons grew to be like their father. Toward the end of her husband's life, St. Rita helped convert him to live in a more pious manner. Although Mancini became more congenial, his allies betrayed him, and he was violently stabbed to death. Before his death, he repented to St. Rita and the Church, and she forgave him for his transgressions against her. After Mancini's murder, her sons wished to exact revenge on their father's murderers. Knowing murder was wrong, she tried to persuade them from retaliating, but to no avail. She, instead, prayed to God for Him to take away the lives of her sons instead of seeing them commit such a terrible sin. In religious history, God heard St. Rita's words and her sons died of natural causes a year later. After the deaths of her husband and sons, St. Rita desired to enter the monastery of Saint Mary Magdalene at Cascia but was spurned for being a widow, as virginity was required for entry into the convent. However, she persisted in her cause and was given a condition before the convent could accept her; the difficult task of reconciling her family with her husband's murderers. She was able to resolve the conflicts between the fami
SKU 70696
Weight 0.3000
Metal All Metals
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  • If you would like it for a charm bracelet, request a split ring instead of a bail in the "special instructions".
  • In Christianity, baptism is the sacramental act of cleansing in water that admits one as a full member of the Church. Most Christians, such as Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, and Lutherans, are baptized as infants.
  • Item can be engraved with message, names, dates or monogram.
    Engraving doesn't delay your shipment.
  • 1/2 Inch - 1 Inch
  • Chain sold separately
  • All Sterling Silver is protected with a tarnish resistance to help it last for years without tarnishing