Saint Stephen Statue
Statue and accompanying prayer card comes in a thoughtfully designed gift box. This unique package offers additional prayer text on the front and an inspiring biographical sketch on the reverse. Made of resin-stone mix.
Feast Day December 26th
Patron of deacons and stone masons (first century) Stephen has the distinction of being the first martyr for the faith. He was one of the first seven deacons ordained by the apostles. His good works and eloquent preaching gained for him the envy and hatred of the Jewish Sanhedrin which had him stoned to death in the year 33. His dying words are well known:
"Lord, lay not this sin to their charge
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