Saint Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
1696 - 1787Feast Day: August 2 (old calendar)August 1 (new calendar)Patronage: arthritis, confessors, moralists, theologians
Boxed Plaque & Holy Card Gift SetOur composite wood icons have painted beveled edges and predrilled holes in back for wall mount. (Easel available.) They come with a laminated finish that is durable, water resistant, UV protected and safe for children. Choose from a 5.25" x 7.25" x .375" icon or large 7.25" x 10" x .375" icon.Made in the USA, both sizes come in a clear vinyl box with a matching 3.5" x 5.5" laminated prayer card making it a perfect gift for any occasion, Baptism, First Holy Communion, Confirmation and more.Also available framed and in a print.This Item SHIPS FREE anywhere in the USA.
Born to nobility, Alphonsus was a child prodigy and received his doctorate in law from the University of Naples at age 16. After losing an important court case, he decided to become a priest. He was ordained at 29 and appointed bishop at 66. Founder of the Redemptorists, Alphonsus is the most published author in history, with over 21,000 editions of his works having been printed.