This 18K Solid Yellow Gold Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Nuestra Señora del Perpetuo Socorro) medal features a 14mm (0.55 inch) diameter and is crafted with hypoallergenic 18k yellow gold. Perfect for any special occasion, this beautiful medal comes with an Amalia gift box and bag included, making it an ideal gift for someone special.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help is a Byzantine icon of the Virgin Mary holding the Child Jesus. The icon originated in Crete in the 14th century and is one of the most beloved icons of the Catholic Church. The original wooden icon was brought to Rome in the 15th century and was placed in the Church of San Matteo. In 1866, the Redemptorist Fathers of the Church of St. Alphonsus in Rome received the icon and spread its veneration throughout the world.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help is known as the patroness of Haiti, the Philippines, and the city of Rome. Her feast day is celebrated on June 27th. Many people wear or carry medals or other objects bearing the image of Our Lady of Perpetual Help as a sign of their faith and devotion to Mary.