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Reliquary theca with first-class relic of Saint Catherine of Siena, patron saint of Italy & Europe

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Reliquary theca with first-class relic of Saint Catherine of Siena, patron saint of Italy & Europe

Oval crystal-fronted silver theca housing a first-class ex ossibus (of the bone) relic of Saint Catherine of Siena.The relic is affixed to a pink silk background surrounded by silver wire ornamentation and identified on a manuscript cedula label in Latin as S. Cat. Senen. (Saint Catherine of Siena). On the back, the theca is secured by a seal of red Spanish wax with an imprint of a coat of arms of a Roman Catholic Archbishop. 

Saint Catherine of Siena, T.O.S.D. (+1380), a tertiary of the Dominican Order and a Scholastic theologian. She, together with St. Francis of Assisi, was named one of the two patron saints of Italy. In 1970, she was proclaimed a Doctor of the Church by Pope Paul VI, and in 1999, Pope John Paul II named her as one of the six patron saints of Europe. Saint Catherine protects against fire, bodily ills, illness, miscarriages, people ridiculed for their piety, sexual temptation, sick people, sickness, nurses and is a patron of Italy and Europe. 

Additional Info

  • ID#: 19-12-RSINR-125
  • Size: 34 x 28 mm
  • Age: ca. 18th century
  • Origin: Italy
  • Materials: silver, crystal, silk
  • Price: (RESERVED)
  • Silver
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