The Cross or Brief of St Anthony

The Cross or Brief of St Anthony

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THE CROSS OR BRIEF OF ST ANTHONY - SMALL
Available in two sizes
Small: 3.75" x 4.5" (approx. 16" cord)
Large: 5.5" x 6.75" (approx. 8" cord)

This is a beautiful devotion to the holy cross of Jesus Christ that legend has it is attributed to Saint Anthony. The story is related that a woman who was troubled by spiritual forces stopped at a chapel to pray before a statue of St. Anthony. She fell asleep, and saw him whether in a dream or vision. Upon waking, she found a letter (brief) with words to put evil forces to flight.

The letter (brief) reads: Latin: Ecce crucem domini, fugite, partes adversae, vicit leo de tribu juda, radix david. Alleluia.

English: Behold the cross of the Lord! Begone hostile enemies! The lion of Juda, the offspring of David has triumphed! Alleluia!