Hand carved in Maple wood and hand painted by professional artists. Made in Italy. St John Macias Figurine is available in various sizes, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Feastday: September 18th
Imagery and Representation: shown as a Dominican friar with cross around his neck and book in his left hand.
John Macias was born in 1585 in Ribera, Spain as the son of a noble family. Unfortunately, he lost his parents at a young age. John decided to move to Peru to work on a cattle ranch, then changed his plans and entered the Dominican order in Lima as a lay brother. There, he served as a doorkeeper. Soon he became famous because of his miracles and visions. He took care of the poor in Lima and died in 1645.