What does San Benito represent?

What does San Benito represent?

He is known as the “father of Western monasticism,” having established a Rule that would become the norm for innumerable Christian monks and nuns. He is the patron saint of Europe.

Is the St Benedict medal powerful?

One of the powerful weapons in spiritual combat is the St. Benedict medal. Honored and employed for centuries, this medal has been associated with many miracles, as well as with powers of exorcism.

What is Santo Benito known for?

Founder of the Benedictine order, named Patriarch of the monks of the West. He/She was born in Nursia in the year 480 and died in Monte Cassino in the 547. It was of a wealthy family, brother of what was then Saint Scholastica.

What is St. Benedict blessing?

Benedict, Thou pourest out Thy blessings + upon these medals. May those who use them devoutly and earnestly strive to perform goods works be blessed by Thee with health of soul and body, the grace of a holy death, and remission of temporal punishment due to sin.

What does San Benito protect you from?

Tradition holds that it protects from curses, evil and vice, protects against diseases and protects good health. The reverse side of the medal carries the Vade retro satana (‘Begone, Satan!’) Sometimes carried as part of a rosary, it is also worn separately.

What does Vrsnsmv mean?

Right side of Cross Circle: V.R.S.N.S.M.V. means Vade Retro Satana Nunquam Suade Mihi Vana (English: Begone Satan! Never tempt me with your vanities!)

Does a St Benedict medal need to be blessed?

The St. benedict Medal is the highest indulgenced sacramental in the Roman Catholic Church and requires a special blessing from a priest with the proper faculties to exorcise and bless. They don’t “have to be” but by having them blessed they will carry special protection.

What does Vrsnsmv meaning?

Right side of Cross Circle: V.R.S.N.S.M.V. means Vade Retro Satana Nunquam Suade Mihi Vana (English: Begone Satan!

Does a St Benedict medal have to be blessed?

Does St Benedict protect you from evil?

What does Smqlivb stand for?

S.M.Q.L.I.V.B. means Sunt Mala Quae Libas Ipse Venena Bibas (English: What you offer me is evil. Drink the poison yourself!) Top of the Cross Circle: PAX means “PEACE” and was the motto of the Congregation of Cassino and of the entire Benedictine Order.