Medal Size: 1" x 3/4" | Chain Size: 24" | Jewelry Boxed | Pewter Made in Italy
Saint Lazarus Feast day: June 21 * Patron Saint of Cuba, Cases of Medical Suffering, AIDS
In Cuba, the celebration of San Lázaro on December 17 is a major festival. In the village of El Rincon, outside Havana, Saint Lazarus day is celebrated with a pilgrimage to a chapel housing an image of Saint Lazarus, one of Cuba's most sacred icons.
As they do every year, thousands of Cubans flock to the Havana sanctuary in a massive show of faith to venerate and give thanks to St. Lazarus with their penance, pledges and offerings.
These traditional medals are made from the highest-grade pewter. Every Medal comes with a 24" stainless steel chain and in a jewelry box.