Original Karl Demetz
Saint Jerome Emiliani Figurine Models protected by Law.
Imitations legally prosecuted.
Symbols and Imagery: shown as a monk with books and a cross. Hand carved in Maple wood and hand painted by professional artists. Made in Italy. Born in 1481, Jerome was the son of Angelo Emiliani. Jerome served in the military and was taken prisoner. After this, he made a pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of Treviso. He visited the sick in hospitals while committing much of his time to the study of theology. During the Plague, Jerome took special care of the orphans. He built orphanages and founded a religious society called Somasca. He died of the plague at the age of 57.
Patron Saint of orphans and abandoned children
Feast Day: February 8th
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