St. Christopher - A3 Poster (STP763)
A3 laminated (encapsulated) poster.
Printed on gloss coated paper then laminated (encapsulated) for durability.
Dimensions: A3 29.7 cms x 42 cms (11 3/4" x 16 1/2").
Details of the Saint's Feast day is printed at the top of the poster.
Christopher (from the Greek meaning Christ - bearer), Martyr of the
third Century. Traditionally portrayed carrying the Christ-Child. Feast
Day (where celebrated locally in the West) 25th July.
Little is known of the true identity or life of the martyr, the
spiritual sense of him 'carrying Christ in his heart and bearing great
trials for the faith' gave rise over the following eight centuries to
the popular idea of him physically bearing the Christ-Child safely
across a torrential stream. This cemented his role as the patron of safe
Artwork by the Benedictine Sisters of Turvey Abbey.
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