How Do We Order?
For customized orders, please call 1-888-510-4492. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What Form of Payment Do You Accept?
We prefer Paypal, Money Order or Personal Checks. For your convenience, you can pay with your credit card online. You can also call us to pay by phone. We also accept a Bank of America email transfer.
What Kind of Wood is the Cross Made of?
It is made of solid wood, curly maple and bloodwood, the ring is American Walnut.
Are There Any Significance to the Cross?
To represent the TRINITY, 3 different type of solid wood were used. The Celtic Ring represents the infinite love of the Heavenly Father. The Miraculous Medal is embedded on the lower portion of the Cross to represent the Blessed Mother united to Jesus at the foot of the cross. The St. Benedict medal is embedded on the Cross and gains a possibility of 20 indulgences to those who use this with faith and devotion. The St. Benedict medal is tinted with gold and silver leafing to accent the Latin inscriptions.
How Long Does It Take to Build the Cross? It takes two weeks on the average. Please allow 14 days to build the cross. If your choice of the cross is in our inventory, we can ship immediately. We ship by Priority Mail.
Can we buy the Cross of St. Benedict in Catholic Gift Shops?
No. At the moment, it is only available online or by contacting us.
Does the Product Come with a Certificate of Authenticity?
The product is an original hand-crafted artwork by Oblate Patrick Campbell and comes with a CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENCITY, that is an identifiable unique name and number plate with a signature of Patrick Campbell recorded in our book. Unfortunately, this service has not been available to our Canadian Buyers yet.
Is the Crucifix Blessed Already By a Benedictine Priest?
No, we do not sell blessed items.
If requested, the Trinity Celtic St. Benedict Cross will be brought to a holy priest who will pray a special Benedictine Blessing (with exorcism prayers) for the St. Benedict medal to gain favor of the 20 indulgences.
How will the Cross of St. Benedict Become a 3rd Class Relic?
After purchase, the Cross of St. Benedict will be touched to the FIRST CLASS RELIC of the TRUE CROSS in our Oratory.
Can I Choose Other Types of Wood For My Cross?
This product is also available in lighter color: maple, oak, birch, cherry, beechwood.
This product is also available in dark color: bloodwood, mahogany, walnut, wenge, purple heart, bubinga
What Other Benefits Come with the Cross of St. Benedict?
Your specific prayer intentions will be recorded in our “Book of Life” and we will include your petitions in our daily monastic celebration of the Liturgy of Hours, Holy Mass, Holy Rosary, Chaplet of Divine Mercy and Adoration. Each purchase of the Cross of St. Benedict entitles you to a perpetual spiritual enrollment and the owner shares in the prayers of our community.
Who Will Benefit From Receiving the Cross of St. Benedict?
Bishops, Cardinals, Priests, Pastors, Deacons, and Priests of the Domestic Church (Fathers). It has also been a powerful protection for children who are far away from home. Even those who left the Catholic Church have accepted the Cross of St. Benedict in their homes. It is our goal that every Catholic home has a wooden St. Benedict cross for protection.
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