Medal of St. Josemaria Escriva Keychain
St. Josemaria Institute
Size: Medal: 1 7/8"
Made in the USA exclusively for the St. Josemaria Institute, this pewter keychain with a medal of St. Josemaria features:
- FRONT - St. Josemaria Escriva; Inscription: "SANCTUS IOSEPHMARIA ESCRIVA CONDITOR OPERIS DEI"
- BACK - Our Lady of Guadalupe; Inscription: "SANCTA MARIA SPES NOSTRA ANCILLA DOMINI ORA PRO NOBIS"
St. Josemaria Escriva was born in Spain in 1902 and was ordained a priest in 1926. In 1928, he received the divine inspiration to found Opus Dei, a Catholic organization of lay people and priests who try to grow close to God through their ordinary lives. St. Josemaria died in 1975 and was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 2002.