This St Christopher medal measures 7/8″ including the loop for the chain. It is slightly larger in diameter than a penny. Includes a 18 in. Rhodium Chain and a Deluxe Gift Box
According to the Encyclopedia of the Saints, “Saint Christopher is the patron saint of America, motor travelers and one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers who appeared to St. Joan of Arc. Christopher means “Christ-bearer.” and he is invoked against sudden death, accidents, plagues, and all mortal danger.” St. Christopher medals are a traditional Catholic gift item for those who travel.