Saint Gerold of Saxony

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Gerold von Großwalsertal; by Martin Häusle, date unknown; parish church in Liesing, Austria; photographed on 16 March 2007; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Gerold of Großwalsertal
  • Gerold of Grosswalsertal
  • Gerold of Vorarlberg
  • Adam of…..



Born to the Saxon nobility. Donated land to the monastery of Einsiedeln, Switzerland where his sons, Cuno and Ulric became monks. Retired to live as a hermit near Mitternach, Germany.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gerold of Saxony“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 April 2012. Web. 31 May 2016. <>