Sterling Silver, St. John of Capistrano medal, 3/4" on a 24" Stainless Steel Chain, 8350SS/24S.
St. John of Capistrano was a Franciscan priest from Italy. Famous as a preacher, theologian, and inquisitor, he earned himself the nickname 'the Soldier Saint' when in 1456 at age 70 he led a crusade against the invading Ottoman Empire at the siege of Belgrade with the Hungarian military commander John Hunyadi.
Gift Boxed in Grey Velour Clam Shell Jewelry Box. Elevated to sainthood, he is the patron saint of jurists and military chaplains, as well as the namesake of the Franciscan missions San Juan Capistrano in Southern California and San Juan Capistrano in San Antonio, Texas.
Sterling Silver St. John of Capistrano medal on a 24" Stainless Steel Chain, 8350SS/24S. Gift Boxed in Grey Velour Clam Shell Jewelry Box.