(Kloster Steinfeld - Kastanienhof)
Hermann Joseph schenkt Maria einen Äpfel
Hermann Joseph offering an apple to St. Mary
St. Hermann Joseph von Steinfeld
Köln c. 1150 - Kloster Hoven 1252
German Premonstratensian canon regular and mystic. Never formally canonized, in 1958 his status as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church was formally recognized by Pope Pius XII
Stone plaque showing a kneeling figure offering an apple to St. Mary, referring to the legend that St. Herman Joseph as a boy once presented an apple, saved from his own lunch, to a statue of St. Mary. And the inscriptions "CANONIZATUS" "D.ONT. W.B. 1998"
- Unknown artist. Do you know who the sculptor is? please let us know.
Location (N 50°30'10" - E 6°33'49")
Item Code: denw561; Photograph: 8 April 2017
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