Solid Sterling Silver St. William Medallion for the Intercession of Adopted ChildrenDimensions: 3/4" diameter (about the size of a nickle) - Metal: Sterling silver - Features: Thick outlayed St. William portrait & inlayed black lettering - Includes: 20" stainless chain - Lifetime Guarantee by Creed - Handcrafted in the U.S.A. -
Patron Saint: Adopted Children
Additional Patronages: Bakers
Also Known as: William of Rochester or William of Perth
Born: 12th Century in Scotland
Died: 1201 in Rochester, England
Canonized: 1256 by Pope Innocent IV
Memorial: May 23rd
Why he is venerated by the Holy Roman Catholic Church:
Exceptionally devout in the care for the poor, most notably the children
Worked as a Baker and gave every tenth loaf he made to the poor
Adopted the Baby David whom he found abandoned in the street. Taught him his trade.
Martyr: As a young man, David went on a Pilgrimage to the Holy Lands with St. William. There, David cut St. William's throat and took all of his belongings.
Miracles: An insane Women found St. William dead in the street, and placed a flower on his chest. She was immediately cured of her mental illness
Local Monks realized this Miracle and built a shrine for St. William. Miracles have been reported at the site and confirmed by The Holy See. The Shrine can still be found next to St. Williams Hospital in England.
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