These alabaster bookends feature Pope Benedict XVI. Keeping heavy books in line, they both organize and decorate your home, making the perfect personal gift for all who admire this theologian and leader of the Church.
The bookends are made from stone-cast alabaster here in our shop in Steubenville, Ohio. Alabaster is a building and decorating material created from the mineral gypsum that has been used since the time of the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs. It boasts an attractive smooth finish and will last for years to come.
Each measures roughly 6" x 8", including the 4"x 6" inset image plaque, and is 3" deep.
"Lord, source of eternal life and truth, who in your wondrous providence chose your servant Pope Benedict XVI to preside over your Church, we give you most hearty thanks for the years of his faithful service, We pray that, after having served as the Vicar of your Son on Earth, he may enjoy your abundant blessing in this life and at life's end, be received by your Son into eternal glory, through Christ our Lord. Amen."