Book of Saints – Herman Joseph

detail from 'Vision of Blessed Joseph Herman' by Anthony Van Dyck, 1629, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, AustriaArticle

(Blessed) (April 7) (13th century) A great Contemplative of the Praemonstratensian Order of Canons Regular. He was a German by birth and lived and died (A.D. 1226) in Cologne. His Treatises on Mystical Prayer are valuable, though less used than those of some other Mediaeval Mystics.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Herman Joseph”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 September 2013. Web. 27 September 2020. <>