Hand carved in Maple wood and hand painted by professional artists. Made in Italy. St Martin Porres Figurine is available in various sizes, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Feastday: November 3rd
Imagery and Representation: shown as Dominican friar with book.
Patron Saint of the barbers, the social justice, of pet, against plagues of mice and rats
St. Martin was born in 1579 in Lima (Peru) and entered the Dominican Order at the age of fifteen. There, he worked as a barber, farm laborer, infirmaries and almoner. He also cared for the sick and poor and even established a hospital at his sister's house. The difference between the other hospital was, that in this hospital, people of different skin-color were not separated. St. Martin de Porres was always in touch with Rose of Lima. He died in 1639 of typhus.