St. Benedict the Black/Moor San Benito de Palermo 25"


- Followed the rule of St. Francis of Assisi.

- Patron saint of African Americans

- Feast Day: April 4th.

This rare handsome statue features a peaceful hand painted face and details such as fingernails and eyelashes, hand-made tiny rosary, true Franciscan rope, dark skin and golden halo. St. Benedict the Black is also known as St. Benedict the Moor and San Benito de Palermo. He holds a crucifix in his hand and clutches flowers across his chest.

(Your statue will be touched to a 1st class relic of St. Benedict the Black)

All of our statues are handmade in the USA and made to order. Please allow 5-10 weeks for us to make and ship your statue.

About us

Heavenly Saints is a Roman Catholic Lay Apostolate for the Saints inspired by our Blessed Mother Mary, and under her patronage as Our Mother of Good Counsel, together with Saint John Neumann, Saint Rita of Cascia and Saint Damien deVeuster of Molokai.

What Sets Heavenly Saints Statues Apart?

• TECHNIQUE - Hand painted with fine brushes and artist pencils for sharp lines of demarcation, not air brushed with blurred overlapping colors.

• COLORIZATION -Painted in a wide variety of lovely pastels and soft tones, not harsh primary colors.

• FACES - Not afraid to show close-up highly detailed photos of tour statues faces. Proprietary painting and finishing techniques in producing stunning life-like faces and eyes.

• ADORNMENT -Hand makes all of its adornments such as tiny rosary beads, cloth veils, golden halos, flowers, cloth cloaks and more for its statues as appropriate.

• IMPRINTS - Feast and name of statue imprinted on the base . Veneration includes remembering and honoring the feast day.

• WORKSHOP - Not mass produced or imported from China, South Korea or Hong Kong. All statues individually hand crafted, painted and adorned in-house at the time of order by our own artisans.

• EXCLUSIVE - Available only through us, not catalogs or stores.

• FINISHES - Protected and enhanced with several layers of matte and satin clear coats.

• PRODUCTION - Cast and embellished on site with sculpting clay and hi-grade plaster.

• FOCUS - Heavenly Saints only makes religious statues - you’ll never see birdbaths, buddahs, gargoyles, gnomes, fountains, etc.

• INSPIRATION - Statues made during conditions of prayer and fasting in workshop in midst of 750 1st and 2nd class relics.

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Reviews (2)


The statue is beautiful, arrived ahead of schedule and in good order. Lucas and staff were very kind and replied quickly to my requests. I recommend this company who take their skills and service seriously.

Timely delivery! Arrived in perfect condition. I've placed in a prominent position in my bedroom. It seems to radiate a sense of blessing throughout the room. Very beautifully crafted image. It features so many skillfully applied details and color. I really love it! I deeply appreciate all the skill and artistry that went into the creation of this holy statue. Excellent and reliable seller and craftsman.

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