St. Martin of Tours - Roller Banner RB1089
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.
Floor Standing 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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