This St. Robert 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. Robert Sterling Silver Patron Saint Medal with a 20” Stainless Steel Chain is tastefully packaged in a velour gift box.
St. Robert Bellarmine was born in 1542 in Tuscany, Italy. He entered the Jesuit Order and was ordained in 1576. A respected theologian, Robert defended Catholic doctrines to Protestants and was involved in the controversy over Galileo. Pope Clement VIII appointed him cardinal in 1599. St. Robert died in 1621.
The St. Robert Sterling Silver Medal honors him as the Patron Saint of catechists. His Feast Day is September 17.