Book of Saints – Gerlach

detail from an 1860 holy card of Saint Gerlach, artist unknown; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(Saint) (January 5) (12th century) A holy hermit held in great veneration at Liege and Aix-la-Chapelle. He lived a life of singular austerity and seclusion, but did wonders for the winning of souls to God and was much esteemed and honoured by the Popes of his time. He died A.D. 1170.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Gerlach”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 May 2016. Web. 16 January 2019. <>