Hand carved in Maple wood and hand painted by professional artists. Made in Italy. St Berthold of Garsten with Fish Figurine is available in various sizes, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Feastday: July 27th
Symbols and Imagery: Shown as a benedictine abbot with cross around his neck, book, fish and abbot's crosier
Berthold of Garsten was a benedictine monk who was appointed prior at Göttweig Abbey in 1107. Ottokar II of Styria entrusted him with the development of Garsten abbey, of which Berthold himself became abbot in 1111. Berthold was mainly characterized as very pious, kind and humble person who mastered his duties with much talent.