This Powerful Sacramental is back and known for its Protection!
Thousands make a practice of wearing on their persons a copy of the famous Brief of St. Anthony, in order to gain his powerful protection against dangers to soul and body. The Brief is good to use when feeling tempted by evil, oppressed by demons, and in general spiritual warfare. Some folks carry one on them and have another in their homes.
Many Catholics make a practice of wearing or carrying on their persons a copy of the famous Brief of St. Anthony ensuring for themselves his powerful protection against dangers to soul and body.
In the 13th century, a poor Portuguese woman resolved to put an end to her life. On her way to the river, as she was passing a shrine of St. Anthony, she cast herself on her knees for a moment to breathe, as she thought, a last prayer to the saint. While kneeling there she fell asleep. On awakening she found herself delivered from her terrible temptation, and hanging around her neck she found the Brief or Letter of St. Anthony.
When the women's story was spread, great curiosity was aroused. The king had the brief brought to him and placed it in the royal archives where it is still preserved with the crown jewels of Portugal. After the Brief was no longer with her, she began to weaken and lapse, so the King made a copy for her that restored her to her healed state. Other copies of the Brief were spread to help the faithful fight the Evil One and remind them that Christ has conquered.
"The Brief consists of a Cross with the following words: `Ecce Crucem Domine. Fugite, partes adverasae, Vicit Leo de Tribu Juda, Radix David, Alleluia." English translation: `Behold the Cross of the Lord. Flee ye adversaries, the Lion of the Tribe of Juda, the Root of David has conquered. Alleluia.'
The Brief is good to use when feeling tempted by evil, oppressed by demons, and in general spiritual warfare. Some folks carry one on them and have another in their homes.
St. Anthony's Brief Package includes all of the following:
+ Our Exclusive Brief Cloth with image above on it (including the powerfui Latin wording)
+ A History Card
+ A Large Holy Card
+ (5) Mini Holy Cards
+ A small Silver Crucifix imported from Italy
+ A candle to burn while praying
+ ...and as our gift, a package of Blessed Salt (a very powerful sacramental!)