What does it mean if you wear a Saint Christopher necklace?

What does it mean if you wear a Saint Christopher necklace?

What does it mean if you wear a Saint Christopher necklace?

safe travel and protection
Many types of people and backgrounds wear St. Christopher necklaces as a symbol of safe travel and protection. And since St. Christopher saved travelers from a watery death, mariners wore Saint Christopher medals for protection and safe passage at sea.

What is Saint Christopher’s symbol?

Saint Christopher
Canonized Pre-Congregation
Feast 24 July (German-speaking dioceses) 25 July (Latin Church) 9 May (Eastern Churches) 2 Parmouti (Coptic Church)
Attributes tree, branch, as a giant or ogre, carrying the Christ child, spear, shield, as a dog-headed man

Can a Catholic wear a St. Christopher?

The Meaning Behind the Saint Christopher Medal Initially, the St. Christopher medal was primarily for Catholics to represent their faith and to provide protection while they travel. However, the St. Christopher medal has become popular for people of all religious backgrounds.

Why is St. Christopher on Jewellery?

Featuring an emblem of the patron saint of travellers, a St Christopher necklace is said to give protection to its wearers. Our St Christopher medals are inscribed with the traditional translation ‘St. Christopher Protect Us’ and are a powerful talisman to give anyone as a gift.

What does Saint Christopher Protect You From?

The medal typically depicts this patron saint of travelers as a large man with a child over his shoulder and a staff in his hand. The staff represents him as a protector against death during traveling.

Who wears a St. Christopher necklace?

Saint Christopher is most widely known as the patron saint of travellers. Many people never go on a trip without wearing a Saint Christopher pendant. One day a small child asked to be carried across a river. As he was crossing the river rose and the child became so heavy that Christopher staggered under the burden.