Saints of the Day – Gamelbert of Michaelsbuch


Born in Bavaria in 720; died c.800; cultus approved 1909. Though the son of wealthy parents, Gamelbert’s father set him to guard his sheep. Later Gamelbert made a pilgrimage to Rome, was ordained a priest, and served as a parish priest in Michaelsbuch for over 50 years (Benedictines). In art, Saint Gamelbert is portrayed as a priest in an oratory surrounded by sheep. He may sometimes be shown baptizing Saint (Blessed) Utho (Utto) (Roeder). He is venerated at Michaelsbuch (Roeder).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 October 2021. Web. 16 October 2021. <>