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1903 Documented reliquary with a relic of St. Jane Frances de Chantal founder of the Congregation of the Visitation of Holy Mary (Visitandines)

Finely-cast bronze Neo-Gothic style reliquary cabinet containing a significant first-class ex dentis (tooth) relic of Saint Jane Frances de Chantal. The relic is identified in Latin on a manuscript cedula label as Ste de Chantal  and certified by a seal of red Spanish wax bearing an imprint of the coat of arms of Monsignor Henri-Victor Altmayer O.P. (†1930), Archbishop of Baghdad, Iraq. The relic comes with its original matching authentics document signed by Fr. Altmayer in 1903.  

Saint Jane Frances de Chantal († 1641) was a French Roman Catholic Saint, who founded a religious order Congregation of the Visitation of Holy Mary (Visitandines). She was beatified on 21 November 1751 by Pope Benedict XIV, and canonized on 16 July 1767 by Pope Clement XIII. She is a patron of forgotten people; in-law problems; loss of parents; parents separated from children; and widows.


Additional Info

  • ID#: 31-RSMIS-167
  • Size: 5 1/2 inches (14 cm) tall
  • Age: ca. 1903
  • Origin: Baghdad, Iraq
  • Materials: bronze, glass, silk, Spanish wax
  • Price: Price upon request

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