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Reliquary theca with relics of Saint Pantaleon (Panteleimon), Martyr

Reliquary theca housing first-class Ex Ossibus (of the bone) relic of Saint PantaleonThe relic is affixed to a red silk background decorated and identified on a manuscript cedula label as S. Pantaleon M. (Saint Pantaleon, Martyr). On the back, under a protective cap with an image of the Medal of Our Lady of Graces, the theca is secured with a partially preserved seal of red Spanish wax bearing an imprint of a coat of arms of a Catholic Religious Order.

Saint Panteleimon (or Pantaleon), Greatmartyr  was the Unmercenary Healer martyred under the reign of Emperor Maximian (ca. 305 A.D.). Saint Panteleimon had been educated as a physician, and he "dedicated his life to the suffering, the sick, the unfortunate and the needy. He treated all those who turned to him without charge, healing them in the name of Jesus Christ. He is a Holy Patron of physicians, midwives, livestock, lottery winners and victories, invoked against headaches, consumption, locusts, witchcraft, accidents and loneliness, helper for crying children.

Additional Info

  • ID#: 33-RSMR-1
  • Size: 27 x 23 mm
  • Age: ca. late 19th century
  • Origin: Italy
  • Price: SOLD!
  • Orthodox Cross
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