St Ignatius of Loyola Medal
July 31 is the feast day of Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556), founder of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuit Order), and author of the “Spiritual Exercises.” His spirituality is expressed in the Jesuit motto, ad majorem Dei gloriam - “for the greater glory of God.”
Saint Ignatius is the patron saint of the Society of Jesus, soldiers, educators and education.
Size: 2.5cm tall including top loop. Made in Italy in nickle and lead free pewter.
This medal comes with a silver steel split-ring through the top loop so it is ready for use. If you are looking for good quality stainless steel neck chains to wear this medal as a pendant, you will find some here that are a good colour match and do not tarnish.