Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Steinfeld
(Gemeinde Kall)
Kreis Euskirchen

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Hermann-Joseph-Straße 4
(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
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1998

Steinfeld /  Hermann Joseph schenkt Maria einen Äpfel   Steinfeld /  Hermann Joseph schenkt Maria einen Äpfel

Description

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"

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 50°30'10" E 6°33'49"

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