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Reliquary theca with relics of Polish Saint Stanislaus (Stanislaw) Kostka

Round silvered brass theca housing relic of Saint Stanislaus Kostka. The relic is affixed to the background of red silk and identified as S. Stanislai E.P.M. Under a protective cap, the theca is sealed by the red wax seal with a coat of arms of Cardinal Clemente Micara, the Vicar General of Rome.

 Saint Stanislaw Kostka S.J. (†1568) was a Polish novice of the Society of Jesus. The Holy See ratified his beatification in 1605; he was canonized in 1726. St. Stanislaus is a popular saint of Poland and many religious institutions have chosen him as the protector of their novitiates. He is invoked for palpitations of the heart and for dangerous cases of illness. Patron of Jesuit novices, students, Poland, Broken Bones.

 

Additional Info

  • ID#: 18-OHR-25
  • Size: 29 mm across
  • Age: ca. 1953-dated, Vatican
  • Materials: silvered brass
  • Price: $375
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