Whether you already have a devotion to St. Benedict, or would like to seek his patronage, this new medal in an antiqued-silver finish is beautifully designed for you. Among his contributions to our Christian faith, Benedictines have always regarded St. Benedict as a special patron of a happy death. So, surrounding his image are the Latin words for “May we be strengthened by his presence in the hour of our death.” 24” chain. (Search "St. Benedict" for hundreds of related gifts and more about St. Benedict.) Medal measures approximately 7/8 inches wide by 1 inch in length.