Hand carved in Maple wood and hand painted by professional artists. Made in Italy. St Gilbert Figurine is available in various sizes, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Feast day: February 4th
Representation and portrayal: shown as priest with simple religious gown and book.
Born in 1093, St Gilbert was the son of a knight. He studied in France and became cleric in Lincoln. He was then ordained priest of Sempringham later. He soon founded amonastery for women. In 1149 he founded a community for canons who would care for the sick and needy. This community soon became known as the Gilbertine Order. He died in 1189 and was canonized in 1202.