Handcrafted by the sisters.
Crucifix includes a small St. Benedict Medal. On the front of the medal a Cross is depicted with the following traditional prayer in abbreviated Latin verse:
The Cross of Holy Father Benedict.
May the Holy Cross be a light unto me.
May the dragon not be a ruler over me.
Get behind me Satan.
Never lure me unto vanities.
Those things you offer are evil.
Drink your own poison.
On the reverse, the medal depicts the holy Patriarch with the following prayer in Latin: May we be strengthened by his presence at the hour of our death.
See reverse of medals below: