Hand carved in Maple wood and hand painted by professional artists. Made in Italy. Saint Cyriacus with devil Figurine is available in various sizes, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com for more information.
Feastday: August 8th
Imagery and Symbol: Shown as a martyr with martyr's lilies, book and devil on a chain
Patron Saint of
the eyes, of the town Altidona in Italy, against diabolical possession, eye diseases and temptations.
Cyriacus was born in a family of the Roman patrician nobility. He was converted as an adult and gave away his wealth to the poor. As a deacon, he ministered to the workers who built the baths of Diocletian, who where mostly Christian slaves. According to the legend, he exorcised devils from Diocletian's daughter and converted the Emperor's family. Cyriacus was tortured and murdered during the persecutions of Maximian and belongs to the Fourteen Holy Helpers.