Saint Catherine had immense
compassion for people who were sick and she devoted
of energy helping and serving them This
is why she is the patron of sickness, illness,
nurses and nosing services.
During her visions, St
Catherine is said to have fallen into fires without
She is the patron of fires and firefighters.
St Catherine is the patron
of mothers and miscarriages because she is believed
to be a spiritual, other and teacher of God.
Catherine was mocked
for her fervent devotion and she is the patron of people
who are ridiculed for their piety.
Plagued by temptations
and overcoming them, she is the patron saint of temptation.
A Saint Catherine medal has special
meaning for anyone who is a healer, nurse, or is ill.
She is also close to firefighters and mothers. She
can have comfort and meaning for those who fear or
have had a miscarriage. All of us who are tempted
by sin can find remembrance of our faith in God through
Saint Catherine. If we have been ridiculed for our
Catholic faith then we may identify with her. People
with the name Catherine or who have chosen this name
on their Confirmation can use her image as a remembrance
of this holy sacrament and it's meaning in their life.
Wearing Christian & Catholic jewelry
is a way for believers to express their faith and devotion
and a continuous reminder of God's love for us.
Christian jewelry was worn as early
as the very beginnings of Christianity. It was used by Christians
to discretely identify each other while keeping their faith
secret from the ruling Roman Culture who persecuted them
at that time.
Examples of Christian jewelry include;
The Crucifix is a symbol of Jesus'
triumph over death and a symbol of our death to ourselves
and eternal life in Jesus. This means our forsaking of worldly
values and embracing oneness, wholeness and the Kingdom
The Crucifix is a variation of the simple
cross. The crucifix features an image of Christ on it
while the cross remains empty. There are other variations
and styles of the standard cross such as Orthodox, Celtic,Greek,
Phos Zoe and crosses featuring saints on them.
Other types of religious jewelry for Christians & Catholics
Coin Pendants - During the days of
Emperor Constantine coins were minted with images of Christ
and the cross on them. Saint medals are a variation of coin-like
Angel Jewelry - Angels are God's
messengers and our personal guardians. Angels worn as jewelry
are very popular and can be worn as pendants, lapel pins,
necklaces or earrings.
Chastity Rings - Help remind the
wearer of the faith they adhere to, support their desire
to follow it.
Saint Medals - signify a person's
special relationship with the saint. Personal attributes,
a trade or vocation, hobbies or afflictions, or a persons
name, can all give a saint medal meaning to an individual.
Saint medals are commonly given as gifts on a child's Confirmation,
Communion or Baptism. It is a practice that on a child Confirmation
day, he or she chooses a saints name to take as their own.
A saint with this chosen name can have special sentimental
value on that day and throughout her life as a reminder
of this holy sacrament and its meaning in her life.
Christian jewelry worn to express
ones religious faith is very beautiful. We invite you to
our religious jewelry store to explore our many selections.
We know you will be blessed by the religious faith jewelry
designs and the inspirational messages they represent.