This Medal represents Our Lady of Sorrows, so called in memory of the seven pains that she suffered as Jesus’ mother, like the crucifixion.
She is invoked for receiving help to overcome difficult and painful moments.
The Medal in silver or in gilded silver represents the Saint with a little sheep and the writing SANCTA AGNES. The tradition tells that Sant’Agnese, virgin and martyr, was accused of stregonery and wnt to fire, but the flames divided under her body and her hair grew so much to cover her nudity.
Recurrence: 21 January
Etymology: Agnese = pure, caste, from the Greek
Emblems: Lamb, Lily, Palm