Saint James the Greater
was one of the Twelve Apostles, James is the brother of Saint John the Evangelist. He was the first Apostle martyred by King Agrippa. An interesting theory about him is that he may be the cousin of Christ because Mary may be his aunt. St James the Greater is the Patron Saint for Veterinarians, against arthritis, against rheumatism, equestrians, furriers, tanners, and pharmacists. Memorial: July 25. Heavenly Divine sells a large variety of quality patron saint jewelry and gifts for your spiritual and inspirational gift giving. Catholic religious patron saint medals and necklaces come in pewter, sterling silver, gold-fill, silver-filled, gold over sterling, 14kt gold and are available in various sizes. All medals are made in the USA or Italy by Bliss Manufacture, Creed Jewelry, HMH Religious, Jeweled Cross, McVan Inc., and Singer Company.