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Reliquary theca with relics of Saint Elzéar of Sabran, T.O.S.F.

Round silver glass-fronted reliquary theca dating to 1920's housing first-class ex ossibus (from the bone) relics of Saint Elzéar of Sabran, T.O.S.F. The relics are affixed to a red silk background and identified on a typographic cedula as S. Elzearii C. (Saint Elzéar, Confessor). On the back, under a protective cap, the theca is protected by a seal of red wax with a hardly visible imprint of a coat of arms of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin sealed by Fr. Anthony M. Santarelli, Postulator General of the Order in 1920's responsible for a cause for beatification and canonization through the judicial processes required by the Roman Catholic Church.

Saint Elzéar of Sabran, T.O.S.F., Baron of Ansouis, Count of Ariano, (†1323) was a tertiary of the Franciscan Order as well as a ruler, diplomat and military leader in France. He was canonized by Pope Gregory XI about 1371 and his liturgical feast day is celebrated by the Franciscan Third Order on 26 September.


Additional Info

  • ID#: 03-RSABR-2
  • Size: 30 mm across
  • Age: ca. 1920's
  • Materials: silver
  • Price: SOLD!
  • Silver

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