Catholic Supply of St. Louis, Inc.


Serving the Faithful Since 1960


Local artisans in the Holy Land have spent several generations honing their skills and creating wondrous works of art from the branches of native olive trees. 

Sales from the Holy Land work to reduce poverty and unemployment among Palestinian artisans affected by the separation wall between Israel and the West Bank. Your purchase is essential to making raw materials affordable, and developing artisan skills and international markets for their products.

For generations, artisans in the Bethlehem area have crafted items for Christian pilgrims visiting holy sites in the West Bank and Israel, areas once filled with family workshops crafting olive wood and mother-of-pearl carvings. Challenges brought about by about by occupation, political unrest, and the resulting decline in tourism began to take its toll in the 1970s, and both unemployment and limited resources had a dramatic effect on Palestinian artisans. Artisans work in the occupied territories on the West Bank of the Jordan River, with cooperatives located in the cities of Beit Sahour, Beit Jala, and Bethlehem.


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Crown of Thorns 9 Inch
Price: $29.99
Item #: 129816 -

    The Crown of Thorns is a reminder of the sacrifice Jesus made for his people. It is a symbol of the curse and penalty of sin that Jesus Christ wore in our place. This authentic Crown of Thorns was made in the Holy Land of Israel from local thorn bushes that grow in the region of old Jerusalem. This one-piece crown serves as an amazing reminder of the wonders of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, the promises He made, and His eventful sacrifice for us.Many people enjoy using the 9" Crown of...

    Crown of Thorns 13 Inch with 28 Inch Purple Cloth
    Price: $84.99
    Item #: 129818 -

      The Crown of Thorns is a reminder of the sacrifice Jesus made for his people. It is a symbol of the curse and penalty of sin that Jesus Christ wore in our place. This authentic Crown of Thorns was made in the Holy Land of Israel from local thorn bushes that grow in the region of old Jerusalem. This one-piece crown serves as an amazing reminder of the wonders of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, the promises He made, and His eventful sacrifice for us.Many people enjoy using the 13" Crown of...

      Crown of Thorns 24 Inch
      Price: $169.99
      Item #: 129817 -

        The Crown of Thorns is a reminder of the sacrifice Jesus made for his people. It is a symbol of the curse and penalty of sin that Jesus Christ wore in our place. This authentic Crown of Thorns was made in the Holy Land of Israel from local thorn bushes that grow in the region of old Jerusalem. This one-piece crown serves as an amazing reminder of the wonders of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, the promises He made, and His eventful sacrifice for us.At 24", the large size of this cross makes...

        Deluxe Comfort Cross in Gift Box - First Communion
        Price: $22.95
        Item #: 129970 -

          This high-quality First Communion - Medium Deluxe Comfort Cross in Gift Box is designed to be carried with you through prayer and meditation. Carry it with you in your pocket, use it as a worry stone, or give it as a gift. Comes with a small themed medallion in the center of the cross, and is packaged in a lovely hard shell gift box.Includes a certificate of authenticity and a First Communion insert with bible verse and prayer.Due to the natural variations in olive wood, each individual...

          Olive Wood/Mother of Pearl 15" Wall Crucifix with Holy Land Elements
          Price: $175.95
          Item #: 129952 -

            Olive Wood Wall Cross with Mother of Pearl Inlays & Holy Land Elements This ornate, elegant olive wood wall cross is designed and crafted in the Holy Land of Bethlehem, Israel - the very birthplace of Jesus. Use this top-quality olive wood and mother of pearl cross as a religious wall art centerpiece for your home, church, or office. The Mother of Pearl inlays and brass rings surrounding the containers of the four elements elegantly frame this beautifully crafted reminder of our Lord and...

            Simple Olive Wood Crucifix
            Price: $8.95
            Item #: 129980 -

              Made in the Holy Land of Israel, these simple crucifix are made from sustainably sourced olive wood by local artisans in Bethlehem, Israel. Each cross is 7/16 of an inch thick. Due to the nature of the wood and the individuality of the artisans, each cross is unique. Size: 2.5" x 3.5"

              Olive Wood First Communion Cross
              Price: $20.95
              Item #: 129948 -

                Olive Wood Religious Sacrament Cross, First Communion This First Communion sacrament cross is crafted out of genuine olive wood in the Holy Land of Jerusalem. The small, contoured size is designed to be a convenient pocket cross to carry with you and facilitate a mindset of prayer and meditation wherever you go. The small center medallion provides a reminder of faith as well as marker of an important event in your spiritual journey. This handheld wooden prayer cross comes packaged in a...

                Olive Wood Pocket Prayer Comfort Cross
                Price: $7.95
                Item #: 129967 -

                  This handheld prayer comfort cross is hand crafted from a solid piece of beautifully grained olive wood in the Holy Land of Bethlehem. Each holding cross is made with softly rounded edges for maximum comfort in the palm of the hand, and comes with a cloth drawstring bag for storage. With a special 16 page meditation booklet, this worry cross makes for a perfect aid in times of prayer and devotion. The personal size is ideal for travel - keep this caring cross with you wherever you go. Comes...

                  12" Olive Wood Our Father Wall Cross with Dirt from Bethlehem
                  Price: $47.95
                  Item #: 114334 -

                    Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the olive trimmings from the Bethlehem Olive Trees. These pieces of wood let us craft unique artefacts and holy replicas for your home. Several generations have kept the ethereal artwork alive letting you bring a piece of the Holy Land to...

                    Dove Confirmation Olive Wood Cross
                    Price: $19.95
                    Item #: 129979 -

                      Olive Wood Religious Sacrament Cross, Holy Spirit Dove Confirmation This Dove Confirmation sacrament cross is crafted out of genuine olive wood in the Holy Land of Jerusalem. The small, contoured size is designed to be a convenient pocket cross to carry with you and facilitate a mindset of prayer and meditation wherever you go - Carry it with you in your pocket, use it as a worry stone, or give it as a gift. This handheld wooden prayer cross comes packaged in a hardshell gift box, and is ready...

                      Greek Bottony Olive Wood 7" Wall Crucifix
                      Price: $25.95
                      Item #: 129960 -

                        This artisanal Olive Wood Wall Bottony Crucifix, Eastern - Greek (L) was crafted in the Holy Land of Jerusalem. This olive wood wall crucifix is a fantastic addition to any home or office décor. Remember the sacrifice of our savior Jesus Christ with this rustic, inviting olive wood crucifix.Due to the natural variations in olive wood, each individual product is unique, and will differ slightly in overall design.Size: 5" x 7"

                        Olive Wood 8" Wall Cross, Jesus Cut Out
                        Price: $20.95
                        Item #: 129966 -

                          This artisanal Olive Wood Wall Cross Jesus Cut Out (L) was crafted in the Holy Land of Jerusalem. This olive wood wall cross comes in three sizes and is a fantastic addition to any home or office décor. Remember the sacrifice of our savior Jesus Christ with this rustic, inviting olive wood cross.Due to the natural variations in olive wood, each individual product is unique, and will differ slightly in overall design.Size: 5.5" x 8"

                          Olive Wood Rosary with Oval Medal and Jerusalem Soil
                          Price: $30.95
                          Item #: 129940 -

                            This beautiful, unique Olive Wood Rosary with Virgin Mary and Jesus Silver Oval Medal and Jerusalem Soil has beads crafted from natural olive wood from the Holy Land of Jerusalem. It features an oval Virgin Mary and Jesus medal containing genuine soil from Jerusalem, along with a dangling crucifix cross pendant at the end. Each rosary includes a Certificate of Authenticity and is packaged in a high quality plush velvet gift box.Due to the natural variations in olive wood, each individual...

                            Celtic Olive Wood Cross On Cord Necklace
                            Price: $7.95
                            Item #: 130443 -

                              Hand-crafted by artisans in the Holy Land of Bethlehem, this genuine olive wood pendant necklace is a perfect way to keep your faith and your community in the forefront of your mind. With powerful religious symbolism, this necklace is a fantastic tool to put your faith on display. Wear this genuine olive wood pendant necklace as a perfect accent to any outfit: formal, casual, or otherwise. Hand these religious olive wood necklaces out to friends and family at church gatherings, baptism...

                              Olive Wood 10" Wall Crucifix
                              Price: $49.95
                              Item #: 130440 -

                                These high quality 10" Olive Wood Wall Crucifixes are made from locally grown and sustainably harvested olive trees in the Holy Land. Above the crucifix is placed the traditional INRI plaque. The Latin initialism "INRI" is meant to refer to the phrase "Iēsus Nazarēnus, Rēx Iūdaeōrum", which translates to "Jesus the Nazarene, King of the Jews". Because these crucifixes are hand-crafted from natural tree limbs, the size, shape and color of each crucifix will vary. Size: 6.5"x 10" ...

                                Olive Wood 4.25" Palm Cross
                                Price: $14.95
                                Item #: 130446 -

                                  This handheld prayer comfort cross is hand crafted from a solid piece of beautifully grained olive wood in the Holy Land of Bethlehem. This high quality holding cross is made with softly rounded edges for maximum comfort in the palm of the hand. The personal size is ideal for travel - keep this caring cross with you wherever you go. This handheld comfort cross is handmade in Bethlehem by Christian artisans in need. Each hewn from a single piece of beautifully grained olive wood, the softly...

                                  Olive Wood 6.25" Wall Cross
                                  Price: $21.95
                                  Item #: 130445 -

                                    These artisanal high quality Holy Land Olive Wood Wall Cross - Medium crosses are hand-crafted out of natural olive wood in the Holy Land of Jerusalem. The timeless design of this rustic wall cross makes for a beautiful addition to any home décor. Note that, due to the natural variations in olive wood and the individuality of their creators, each cross may differ slightly in aspects such as size, design, and shape. Size: 4.125" by 6.25"

                                    Olive Wood 7" Wall Cross, Eastern - Greek
                                    Price: $21.95
                                    Item #: 130444 -

                                      This artisanal Olive Wood Wall Bottony Cross, Eastern - Greek (L) was crafted in the Holy Land of Jerusalem. This olive wood wall cross is a fantastic addition to any home or office décor. Remember the sacrifice of our savior Jesus Christ with this rustic, inviting olive wood cross.Due to the natural variations in olive wood, each individual product is unique, and will differ slightly in overall design.Size: 5" x 7"

                                      Simple Olive Wood Cross On Cord Necklace
                                      Price: $7.95
                                      Item #: 130442 -

                                        1.5" tall cross on cord necklace Hand-crafted by artisans in the Holy Land of Bethlehem, this genuine olive wood pendant necklace is a perfect way to keep your faith and your community in the forefront of your mind. With powerful religious symbolism, this necklace is a fantastic tool to put your faith on display. Wear this genuine olive wood pendant necklace as a perfect accent to any outfit: formal, casual, or otherwise. Hand these religious olive wood necklaces out to friends and family at...