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Multi-relic reliquary with relics of 6 Saints: Saint Hyacintha Mariscotti, Saint Blaise, Saint Cecilia, Saint Clare of Assisi, Saint Gertrude the Great, and Saint Dorothea of Alexandria

19th century Italian oval glass-fronted brass reliquary theca housing relics of six selected Saints: Saint Hyacintha Mariscotti, Saint Blaise, Saint Cecilia, Saint Clare of Assisi, Saint Gertrude the Great, and Saint Dorothea of Alexandria. The relics are identified on a paper cedulae as S.Hiacintii M./S.Blasii E.M./S.Cecilae V.M./S.Clarae V.M./S.Gertrud Vid/S.Doroth V.M. Authenticated with red Spanish wax seal of a Catholic Bishop on the back. 

Saint Hyacintha Mariscotti, T.O.R., was an Italian nun of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis. Hyacintha was beatified by Pope Benedict XIII in 1726, and canonized on 14 May 1807 by Pope Pius VII.

Saint Blaise, also known as Saint Blase, was a physician, and bishop of Sebastea in historical Armenia. Patron of Animals, builders, choking, veterinarians, throats, infants, Maratea, Italy, Sicily, Dalmatia, Dubrovnik, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, Rubiera, stonecutters, carvers, wool workers.

Saint Cecilia (Latin: Sancta Caecilia) is the patroness of musicians. It is written that as the musicians played at her wedding she "sang in her heart to the Lord". She is one of seven women, excluding the Blessed Virgin, commemorated by name in the Canon of the Mass. Patron - Church music, great musicians, poets; Albi, France; Archdiocese of Omaha; Mar del Plata, Argentina.

Saint Clare of Assisi († 1253) is an Italian saint and one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi. She founded the Order of Poor Ladies, a monastic religious order for women in the Franciscan tradition, and wrote their Rule of Life, the first set of monastic guidelines known to have been written by a woman. She is a patron of Eye disease, goldsmiths, laundry, television, embroiderers, gilders, good weather, needleworkers, Santa Clara Pueblo, Obando.

Saint Gertrude the Great († c. 1302) was a German Benedictine, mystic, and theologian. Patron of West Indies.

Saint Dorothea of Alexandria († c. 320) is venerated as a virgin martyr. Her legend states that she was courted by the Emperor Maximinus. She rejected his suit in favor of her adherence to Christianity and her commitment to virginity, and he had her beheaded.

Additional Info

  • ID#: 86-DDCR125-5
  • Age: ca. 19th century, Italy
  • Price: SOLD!

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