What is Crux Sacra Sit Mihi Lux?
Crux Sacra Sit Mihi Lux! May the holy cross be my light!
What does Cssml Ndsmd mean?
C.S.S.M.L. means Crux Sacra Sit Mihi Lux (English: May the holy cross be my light) N.D.S.M.D. means Nunquam Draco Sit Mihi Dux (English: May the dragon never be my guide)
What language is vade retro satana?
Articles containing Latin-language text.
What does vade retro satana meaning?
: go behind me, Satan : do not tempt me.
What does St Benedict stand for?
Benedict was a religious reformer who lived in Italy in the late 400s and early 500s. He is known as the “father of Western monasticism,” having established a Rule that would become the norm for innumerable Christian monks and nuns. He is the patron saint of Europe.
Do religious medals need to be blessed?
Hello, there is no absolute need to have any medal blessed, but for Catholics, blessing the medals as well as other religious items puts them into a more special category which causes them to be kept and used more carefully.
What are the 12 Benedictine values?
- LOVE OF CHRIST AND NEIGHBOUR. Benedictine life, like that of all Christians, is first and foremost a response to God’s astonishing love for humankind, a love expressed in the free gift of God’s beloved Son, Jesus Christ.
- JUSTICE AND PEACE.
What does the 4 way cross mean?
Also known as a cruciform, a four way medal is shaped like a cross and always features the Sacred Heart of Jesus at the top; St. Christopher on the right; Miraculous Mary at the bottom; and St. Joseph on the left.
Do not suggest to me thy vanities?
Begone, Satan, Do not suggest to me thy vanities! Evil are the things thou profferest, Drink thou thy own poison!
What saint is for protection?
Because St. Christopher offered protection to travelers and against sudden death, many churches placed images or statues of him, usually opposite the south door, so he could be easily seen.
Can I bless my own medals?
The exception to this rule is when the medal is not for personal use but is rather to be an object for public veneration. Images of Christ or the saints that will be publicly venerated must be blessed by a priest, bishop or the pope, according to “De Benedictionibus.” Deacons may not bless them.