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Reliquary theca containing relics of Saint Anthony Maria Zaccaria, Barnabites founder

Round glass-fronted  reliquary theca dating to 1920's housing significant first class ex ossibus (from the bone) relics of Saint Anthony Maria Zaccaria. The relics are affixed to a red silk background and identified on a typographic cedula as Ex Oss S Ant. M. Zaccaria (from the bone of Saint Anthony Maria Zaccaria)On the back, under a protective cap, the theca is protected by a seal of red wax with a well preserved seal of the Barnabite Order.

 Saint Anthony Maria Zaccaria C.R.S.P. (†1539) was an early leader of the Counter Reformation and one of the founders of the Barnabite Order. He was Beatified by Pope Leo XIII and Canonized on May 15, 1897 by Pope Leo XIII. He is a patron of The Barnabite order, Angelic Sisters of St. Paul, Laity of St. Paul, and Physicians.

Additional Info

  • ID#: 25-RSABR-2
  • Size: 30 mm in diameter
  • Age: ca. 1920's
  • Materials: White metal
  • Price: $375