Holy Face Devotion

Crucifix of La Salette - 4 inch

NEW
Crucifix of La Salette - 4 inch
  Zoom
 Crucifix of La Salette - 4 inchCrucifix of La Salette - 4 inch 
Our Price:  £19.95(Inc. 20% VAT)(£16.63 Exc. VAT)
+

Product Code:  S0611

Availability:  

  

In stock, immediate despatch


Wood/metal La Salette crucifix, 4" (10 cm), metal cross with dark wood inlay, with metal corpus. May be wall-hung or used as a pectoral cross.

Origin of the Devotion to Our Lady of La Salette

One day, Me?lanie Calvat (14) and Maximin Giraud (11) were herding cattle in the French Alps when they saw the Blessed Mother appear. She sat weeping, holding her face in her hands and surrounded by an orb of dazzling light. According to the children's account, she related that she was concerned about the lack of devotion amongst Catholics and emphasized the importance of prayer and conversion. As she spoke, the children realized that the light was emanating from a special crucifix she was wearing around her neck.

Today, that crucifix is known as the La Salette cross, featuring a hammer and pincers at the ends of the horizontal beam behind Christ's outstretched arms. While the hammer symbolizes sin and division, the pincers represent the missionaries' work of reconciliation and combatting sin in the world. This cross is the symbol of the La Salette Missionaries today.


Keywords: Crucifixes gifts Cross pendants

Be the first to Write a Review for this item!


Related Products
Crucifix - black - 3.5 inch

Crucifix - black - 3.5 inchCode: S0373  Price: £4.95

3.5" (9 cm) wood crucifix with metal corpus. May be worn or hung on wall.

OFFER
Wood Cross with cord - 1.75 inch x 6

Wood Cross with cord - 1.75 inch x 6Code: S0312  Price: £27.00   £20.00

Simple 1.75" (4.5 cm) wood cross, with 26 inch cord. Pack of Six.

Cenacle House Ltd