Hand carved in Maple wood and hand painted by professional artists. Made in Italy. St Charles Borromeo Figurine is available in various sizes, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Feast day: November 4th
Representation and portrayal: represented as cardinal with a red cardinal robe and holding a cross. At his feet, there is a poor man.
Patron Saint of arts, spiritual directors, seminarians, spiritual leaders and learning.
Born in Italy, Charles was sent to a Benedictine abbey at the age of twelve. His Uncle was the pope and he decided to make him the Secretary of State and Pius' legate. When his beloved brother died, he decided to dedicate his life to God and was ordained priest. Later on, he was made bishop and then cardinal archbishop of Milan from 1564 until 1584. He fought against the Protestant Reformation and had great influence on the Counter- Reformation. He even introduced seminaries for the education of the clergy. Charles Borromeo died of a fever in 1584.