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Lo, October is hastening by, and the great Solemnity of All Saints is nearly upon us. If you were thinking of celebrating with vintage religious goods of one kind or another, here are some ideas.

Vintage Medals:
Saint Benedict
Saint Maria Goretti
Mary Star of Heaven
Saint Ines
Holy Trinity

Vintage Statues:

Saint Therese in Shrine
Wooden Angel Corbel from Holland
Filipino Saint Joseph
15th-Century French Bishop
16th-Century Unidentified Saint in Pipe Clay
Kneeling Friar
Saint Paul
A set of three enameled statues.
Our Lady in Wooden Shrine
Saint Joseph Again

Miscellaneous Saintly Items:

My daughter’s patron: Saint Gerard Majella

St. Joseph on a watch charm. Saddens me to see something like this on Ebay: the vendor notes that both his/her grandmother and mother kept this charm on their watches. May it find another loving home, and perhaps inspire the next grandchild to hang onto it.

Someone more knowledgeable about iconography will have to identify this saint for me. He is crowned and holding a book.

Head of Our Lady in Cameo (or see this Sacred Heart of Jesus in Mother-of-Pearl)

German Wooden Wall Sconce With Inscription to Saint Florian

Meanwhile, for your own progress towards sainthood . . . Tell all your friends and relatives that your Christmas gift to them this year is your personal holiness.

And here’s another.

Don’t need a prie-dieu? How about this holy-water font?

Or these 19th-century Infant of Prague figures?

Here’s a memento mori to cherish and polish.

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Herr Doktor Luther

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