All Religious Medals are Customizable. We can change the spelling, your language, names etc,
change "Pray for Us"
to "Pray For Me". Just let us know in "special instructions"
if you would like it for a charm bracelet, request a split ring instead of a bail in the
St Malachy, whose family name was Ua Morgair, was born in Armagh in 1094. St. Bernard describes him as having noble
He was baptized Mel Medc (a name which has been anglicised to Malachy) and was trained under Imhar O'Hagan,
subsequently Abbot of Armagh. After a long course of studies he was ordained priest by St Cellach (Celsus) in 1119.
perfect himself in sacred liturgy and theology, he proceeded to Lismore, where he spent nearly two years under St
He was then chosen Abbot of Bangor, in 1123. A year later, he was consecrated Bishop of Down and Connor, and, in
was promoted to the primacy of Armagh. St Bernard gives us many interesting anecdotes regarding St Malachy, and
praises his zeal for religion both in Connor and Armagh. In 1127 he paid a second visit to Lismore and acted for a
confessor to Cormac MacCarthy, Prince of Desmond. While Bishop of Down and Connor, he continued to reside at Bangor,
when some of the native princes sacked the two dioceses of Down and Connor, he brought the Bangor monks to Iveragh,
Kerry, where they were welcomed by now King Cormac. On the death of St Celsus (who was buried at Lismore in 1129), St
Malachy was appointed Archbishop of Armagh, 1132, which dignity he accepted with great reluctance. Owing to
was unable to take possession of his See for two years; even then he had to purchase the Bachal Isu (Staff of Jesus)
Niall, the usurping lay-primate.
Item can be engraved with message, names, dates or monogram.
Engraving doesn't delay your shipment.
Available in Solid 10K &14K Yellow or White Gold, or Sterling Silver
Is a Chain Included? You can choose which chain to add to your order when checking out
Pendant Bail - fits up to 4mm chain. We can make bail larger, just let us know in the special instructions upon ordering
All Sterling Silver is protected with a tarnish resistance to help it last for years without tarnishing.