St. Longinus the Centurion Framed Art

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Saint Longinus the Centurion
Died: 1st century
Feast Day: October 16 (new) March 15 (trad.)
Patronage: the blind and those with poor eyesight, for discernment, Mantua
This fine art print is professionally framed with a quality hardwood frame under non-glare acrylic. Choose from a rich mahogany colored stain (dark wood) or speckled maple colored stain (light wood)Our frames are handcrafted from start to finish in the USA. Wall mount. A beautiful addition to any home.
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Saint Longinus was the centurion that pierced the side of Jesus at the Crucifixion. He was losing his eyesight at the time and when Christ’s blood fell into his eyes his sight was restored. He then said, “Indeed, this man was the Son of God.” (Mark 15:39) Subsequently, he received instructions from the apostles, converted, left the army, and became a monk. He was arrested, tortured (teeth pulled out and tongue cut out yet could still speak clearly), and martyred. His relics are in Rome and his lance is contained in one of the four pillars over the altar in the Basilica of St. Peter’s.