St Sebastian Medal, Patron Saint of Athletes
Oval silver pewter medal of Saint Sebastian, best known as the patron saint of athletes. The front of the medal shows Sebastian, and the words "Pray For Us" are engraved on the back.
He is patron saint of athletes because of his physical endurance and his energetic way of spreading and defending the Faith. Sebastian is also patron to all soldiers. His efforts kept the faith of others firm during their persecutions, right up to the time of his and their martyrdom. He was declared patron of plague sufferers because of his reported cures of those afflicted with many diseases.
Size: 2.5cm | 1 inch tall including the loop on top.
The medal comes with a silver steel split-ring through the top loop so it is ready for use. If you are interested in a chain to wear this medal as a pendant, you can find some good quality matching stainless steel neck chains here.