The archangel, St. Raphael whose name means "Medicine of God" in Hebrew, is the patron saint of medical workers, travelers and the protector of sailors.
This paternoster has a 18mm saint's metal of St. Raphael on one end which is attached to an equal-armed onyx credo cross and then ten 10mm onyx round beads. The beads are connected with wire loops and have a metal ring with a cord for hanging from the belt on the other end.
Excluding the cord, this string of prayer beads measures almost 9" in overall length.
Shipped in a velvet pouch.
A FREE Latin prayer booklet is included with each rosary purchase.
We ship via USPS Priority Mail with insurance so that your package arrives in 2-3 days and you can track it on-line.
Also available with onyx beads and other saint's metals (see last 2 pics): St. Christopher or St. Raphael. Convo us is you want one of these instead of the St. Francis
TENNER - A chaplet with ten beads, called a Tenner or in German, "Gebetskette Zehner" (prayer chain with 10 beads), was very popular in the 15th and 16th century. They usually had a saint's metal, cross, pomander or tassel hanging from the bottom. Often an eleventh larger bead was added as well.
CREDO CROSS - The Apostle's Creed can be found in use as early as 6th century. By the end of the 12th century a decree was issued commanding the priests to urge the people to recite frequently the Lord’s Prayer, the Creed and the Salutations to the Virgin. The Creed was usually said on a cross form that was incorporated into the prayer beads and became known as the credo cross.
ONYX - Onyx is a stone of inner strength, focused attention, willpower, self-mastery, discipline and reason. It is a protective stone used in battles or conflicts of all kinds. It carries courage along with the "survival of the species" energy.
See more like this in our Rosaries and Paternosters Section!
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