The Four-Way Medal is a way to wear four popular devotional medals without getting yourself into a royal tangle!
The medal is shaped in the form of a cross, with a medal making up each of its four extremities.
- At the top is the Scapular Medal (the Sacred Heart of Jesus on the front and Our Lady of Mount Carmel on the back). This can be worn in lieu of a cloth Brown Scapular or even multiple scapulars, provided it is blessed with the blessing proper to each.
- On the right is St. Joseph, our most powerful advocate in Heaven after Our Lord and Our Lady.
- On the left is St. Christopher, beloved as the patron saint of travelers.
- Comprising the foot of the cross is the Miraculous Medal, with the corresponding design on the reverse.
A dove representing the Holy Spirit (or another devotional image such as a chalice) is often depicted in the center. On the back, you’ll frequently find the words: “I am a Catholic. Please call a priest.” In a life-threatening emergency, this alerts first responders to call a priest so you can receive the Last Rites.
The Four-Way Medal is a great way to represent and foster your devotion to Our Lord, Our Lady, and the saints. The Catholic Company offers a variety of these medals, including this classic sterling silver medal on a sturdy stainless steel curb chain. Order yours today!