This St. Therese Sterling Silver Medal, 3/4" diameter with an 18” 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 this St. Therese medal. The stainless steel chain is plated with genuine rhodium and has a clasp.
The St. Therese Sterling Silver Patron Saint Medal with an 18” Stainless Steel Chain is tastefully packaged in a velour gift box.
St. Therese of Lisieux was born Marie Francoise Martin on January 2, 1873 in France. Her parents were Louis Martin and Zelie Guerin and Therese was the youngest of nine children. She entered the Carmelites, making her profession in 1890 and took the name Therese of the Child Jesus. Later, she wrote about her mystical experiences in her well-known autobiography, The Story of a Soul. She died on September 30, 1897 and was canonized by Pope Pius XI in 1925. In 1997, she was declared a Doctor of the Church by Pope John Paul II.
The St. Therese Sterling Silver Medal honors her as the Patron Saint of florists. Her Feast Day is October 1.