This St. Henry Sterling Silver Medal, 3/4" diameter with a 20” Stainless Steel Chain, is crafted in the United States and is made with the finest materials available. Many steps are involved in the manufacturing and finishing process of the medal. The stainless steel chain is plated with genuine rhodium and has a clasp.
The St. Henry Sterling Silver Medal with a 20” Stainless Steel Chain is tastefully packaged in a velour gift box.
St. Henry II, born in 972, was the son of Henry, duke of Bavaria. He became king in 1002 devoting his time to consolidating German power. In 1014, Henry II was crowned emperor at Rome by Benedict VIII. St. Henry II involved himself in ecclesiastical affairs and was known for his piety. He was canonized in 1146, as was his wife Cunegund, in 1200.
The St. Henry Sterling Medal honors him as the Patron Saint of the Benedictine Oblates, the handicapped, and the childless. His Feast Day is July 13.