Boxed Gift: Small Ex-Voto Sacred Heart

Sacred At Heart

Item No. BXHT-1

Gift Set:  A Perfect Gift of Grace

For Communions, Baptisms, as well as bringing back the tradition of having the heart blessed and leaving in a sacred place or church, either as a wish or as a token of gratitude for a blessing given.  Includes 3.2x3.2x1" box, packed in natural wood, with a 3x3 inch blank note to write your intention.

Reproduction of Small French Ex Voto from 1890.

The Latin term ex voto, short for ex voto suscepto, “from the vow made” has been a Catholic symbolic offering placed in a home, church, or shrine as a thanksgiving for a miracle received.

MEANING.  The premise of the Catholic ex voto is the vow, in a moment of hardship, crisis, or ill health, to give a thanks to God.  The ex voto, in turn, is the concrete testimonial of that vow’s fulfillment, an object that stands as the material representation of the miracle itself.   Ex Votos are also offered in thanksgiving for unexpected miracles, in which case they function as public affirmations of God’s constant powerful presence in the lives of the faithful.

SIZE - Measures 3.0 x 2 inches

The size of this reproduction Ex-Voto makes it a perfect gift, or gift container, as it opens to reveal a 2x2" (roughly) space for a small item, note, or prayer.  It has a hook on the verso side, so can be hung as a decorative ornament or at a home altar.

Free 1st class shipping within the U.S. on orders totaling $50 or more.  Allow 2 weeks for orders over 100 units.

1 boxed heart:  $16 ea.   Discounts given with multiple quantities, up to 100 boxes at $8 each.  Large orders can be used as wedding favors or for other events.