It’s basic protection, like the bullet proof vest of sacramentals!- catholicgentleman.net 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. The Medal of St. Benedict is powerful to ward off all dangers of body and soul coming from the evil spirit. Missionaries in pagan lands use this Medal with so great effect that it has been given the remarkable name, "The devil-chasing Medal." The Medal is, therefore, a powerful means: * To destroy witchcraft and all other diabolical influences. * To keep away the spells of magicians, of wicked and evil-minded persons. * To impart protection to persons tempted, deluded or tormented by evil spirits. * To obtain the conversion of sinners, especially when they are in danger of death. * To serve as an armor in temptations against holy purity. * To destroy the effects of poison. * To secure a timely and healthy birth for children. * To afford protection against storms and lightning. * To serve as an efficacious remedy for bodily afflictions and a means of protection against contagious diseases. Finally, the Medal has often been used with admirable effect even for animals infected with plague or other maladies, and for fields when invaded by harmful insects. SPECIFICATIONS: Elegant Antique Finish Images and insignias on the medal are precisely engraved. For size comparison, it is just slightly bigger than a Philippine 25-centavo coin Available in antique gold and antique silver finish.