August Militaria, Autographs, Collectibles & Toys Auction

THECA FIRST CLASS RELIC OF ST. GERARD MAJELLA

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Start price: $120

Estimated price: $240 - $300

Auction house commission: 25%

Saint Gerard Majella (1726-1755), lay brother of the Congregation of the Redeemer. In 1749, he joined the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer founded by Saint Alphonsus Liguori. He was beatified in 1893 by Pope Leo XIII and was canonized in 1904 by Pope Pius X. Round metal theca, with glass front, in metal church-like housing containing one relic of Saint Gerard Majella on a paper flower on cloth lining with handwritten label. 4 x 3 inches.

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