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St. Martin de Porres Doll

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Martin de Porres, O.P., was a lay brother of the Dominican Order who was beatified in 1837 by Pope Gregory XVI and canonized in 1962 by Pope John XXIII. He is the patron saint of mixed-race people and all those seeking interracial harmony. He was born on December 9, 1579, in Lima, Peru and died on November 3, 1639, Peru.

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St. Martin de Porres is known for his tender care of the sick & for his spectacular cures. Prior to him, it was stipulated that no black person may receive the holy habit or profession as a Dominican brother. His good works were so recognized that he became the first black to receive the Dominican habit. He is commonly pictured with a broom which reminds us that he is also the patron saint of menial tasks.

  • Approximately 18 inches tall.
  • Head, hands and feet are made of highly flexible urethane rubber that maintains a "skin like" feel.
  • Body is made from interlock fabric and filled with poly-fil stuffing.
  • Includes 8 inch broom.
  • Includes full size wood rosary.
  • Certificate of Authenticity included.

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St. Martin de Porres Doll

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Martin de Porres, O.P., was a lay brother of the Dominican Order who was beatified in 1837 by Pope Gregory XVI and canonized in 1962 by Pope John XXIII. He is the patron saint of mixed-race people and all those seeking interracial harmony. He was born on December 9, 1579, in Lima, Peru and died on November 3, 1639, Peru.

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