St Raymond Nonnatus


Patron saint medal: oval pewter medal of St Raymond Nonnatus.

Raymond Nonnatus, (1200 –1240) was a saint from Catalonia in Spain. His nickname (Latin: Nonnatus, "not born") refers to his birth by Caesarean section, his mother having died while giving birth to him.

He is the patron saint of expectant mothers and midwives because of the nature of his own birth. Although his mother died in labor, Raymond miraculously survived the ordeal. He is also the patron of childbirth, children, falsely accused people, fever, infants, newborn babies, midwives and obstetricians. His feast day is August 31.

Size: 2.5cm (1 inch) tall including top loop. Made in Italy with the words "Pray For Us" on the back.

Comes with a silver steel split ring through the loop on top for attaching.


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