Meet our Pal St. Gerard, the patron of expectant mothers! Mr Gerard was born in Italy and lived a short but meaningful life. His prayers today are sought for the children, unborn children, women in childbirth, mothers, expectant mothers & motherhood, hallelujah ladies! (It also helps that this little guy is extremely good looking in all it's round form!)
St Gerard was said to be responsible for a number of miracles throughout his life but his legend lives on for one particular miracle that relates to a woman in labor (Let's be honest... we're all hoping for miracles at that time!)
Shortly before St Gerard’s death he had dropped his handkerchief & told the girl who had found it to keep it as she "may need it someday." Many many years later this particular girl unexpectedly went into labor and was on the verge of losing her baby.
Remembering the scarf of previous years, she called for St Gerard's handkerchief to be applied to her. Almost immediately her pain abated and she proceeded to give birth to a healthy child - something very rare during that time. This, among a number of other birth-aiding stories while St Gerard was alive is how her became the Patron Saint of Motherhood.
To this day, the legend of St Gerard’s status of the Patron Saint of Motherhood continues on, this time in the form of a gorgeous round pendant designed to be worn by all the gorgeous Mum’s out there.
Shop our entire range of Patron Saint Pendants including The Patron Saints of Travel, Miracles, Children & Animals. You can shop the entire collection here.
Comments will be approved before showing up.
Linen. She's a jolly good thread for a number of reasons (Sustainability factor being RIGHT at the top!) but like all good things, Linen fabric needs a little tender love & care to make sure she looks great for years to come.
The second most important factor in (in our eyes) after choosing to shop sustainable fibres and materials, is to look after them well to make sure they're still lookin spick & span 20 years from now. Here are 8 Common Linen Care mistakes you are probably currently making and some tips to work past them!
Some of our most loyal friends were born between the 22nd of June and the 22nd of July: Cancer signs! Dedicated, generous and intense, it's one of the most interesting signs we've learned about. Get to know them a little better thanks to these 10 fun facts.
Dreaming of visiting the South of France? If so, Marseille definitely should be on your list of spots to hit! A beautiful town by the seaside with tons of beautiful beaches and landscapes… Here are our top 5 favourite things to do in this sun-filled city!