St. James the Great (Apostle) - Lectern frontal LF868
Artwork by the Benedictine Sisters of Turvey Abbey
Feast Day: 25th
Also known as
James the Greater to distinguish him from James the Less who was also an
James was the
brother of John the Apostle, they were the Sons of Zebedee and Salome, she was
also a follower of Jesus. Mark 3:17 indicates Jesus called James and John the
'Sons of Thunder' because of their evangelical zeal.
James, John and
Peter are mentioned as witnessing the raising of Jairus' daughter, the
Transfiguration and the Agony in the Garden at Gethsemane.
James is believed
to be the first Apostle to be martyred in 44AD, beheaded under Herod Agrippa;
he is pictured holding a sword to indicate this.
He is the patron saint of Spain and Portugal and
the shrine at Santiago (St James) de Compostela in northwest Spain remains
an important pilgrimage site.
Will it fit my lectern?
Frontals come with cord locks that enable you to adjust the hanging
height and width for most free-standing lecterns. Frontals hang below and tie
around the lectern’s front projection. If you are unsure whether our frontals will
fit your lectern, please contact us and we will advise you.
Important, please check before ordering:
The sloping book rest should have a front projection of at least 5cm.
Fabric, materials and production:
- 100% Polyester (natural-feel
- Fade resistant printing.
- Includes wood rods (top and
bottom) and end caps and gold effect draw cord and cord locks.
- Fire retardant: BS5867/Type
- A sample of the material can
be supplied upon request.
Allow 10–14 days from date of order.
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