In his early years, John was a wayward Portuguese soldier and religious icon salesman, like SaintsforSinners.com! After hearing a life-changing sermon given by his friend John of Avila, John decided he needed to seek forgiveness and asylum in God. As a result, John began doing charity and missionary work and helped many people despite his own chronic heart condition. He is the patron of, and often worn by, those living with or affected by heart disease, heart ailments, as well as by hospital workers and their administrators.
Your order includes our vibrant one-of-a-kind hand-painted saint medal, a silver necklace, keychain clasp, or Sterling Silver necklace (your choice!), the story of Saint John of God in greeting card format, a felt pouch for safekeeping, unique prayer cards from Rome, Italy, an extra envelope for easy mailing or gifting and a money back guarantee, “No Questions Asked.” Rob and SaintsforSinners.com stand by their work product. The stories are sometimes embellished, paraphrased, or updated, but overall, they retain the theme presented at canonization or veneration.
A 3mm, 18" unisex Sterling Silver chain may be purchased for an additional cost. Each Sterling Silver chain will be 18" in length unless otherwise specified.