St. Martin of Tours - Banner BAN1089
Artwork by the Benedictine Sisters of Turvey Abbey
Martin of Tours. Bishop.
Feastday 11th November.
He lived between 316-387
A.D. having been born to pagan parents in a Roman province in modern day
Hungary; he served as a soldier.
He was baptised at around
the age of 18. Preferring to serve Christ rather than the army he was
eventually discharged and became a disciple of Hilary of Poitiers.
Martin established a
monastery in France eventually becoming a Bishop, he ministered to the poor and
preached throughout the countryside.
Tradition tells that Martin gave up half his
cloak to a naked beggar, that evening he dreamt that Christ himself was wearing
After his death he was a subject of devotion
by the faithful, one of the first saints to be so honoured despite the fact he
was not a martyr.
Banner: Dye sublimation printing on a 100% close weave, natural feel polyester
material with dowling, tulip wood end caps and gold hanging cord. An extra
depth of approx. 12" should be allowed when measuring to allow for the
hanging cord. A sample of the material can be supplied upon request.
Floor standing Roller / Pull-up banner: These banners
have a self-winding cassette mechanism and extending support pole made from
durable anodised brushed aluminium. The banner size is 79" x 31.5" /
200cm x 80cm and printed on 180 micron matt-coated vinyl. Includes a free
padded carry bag to store your banner when not in use.
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