June 17, 2012

Headgear of H.E. Heinrich Maria Janssen, Former Bishop of Hildesheim

H.E. Heinrich Maria Janssen
* December 28, 1907  † October 7, 1988
Bishop of Hildesheim from February 3, 1957 to December 28, 1982

Cappello romano (saturno) of Bishop Jenssen
made out of beaver hair
with green-golden hat cord

Biretta of Bishop Janssen
made out of red-purple silk
4 wings (blades, horns)
Inside a grey sweat band of artifical leather with his initials HJ

These two itmes have been given to me to treasure the memory of H.E. Bishop Jansen by his former assistant Prelate Dr. Hans Dieter Diekmann, Trier.

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