November 04, 2012

Cardinal's Biretta of San Charles Borromeo

© picture: Wikimedia
Charles Borromeo was the cardinal archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Milan from 1564 to 1584.

S. Charles Borromeo is the patron saint of the Bischöfliches Priesterseminar Trier, too.
This statue is made by Sebastian Langer and can been seen in the Jesuitenkirche, Trier.

The original biretta of S. Charles Borromeo
You can admire this beautiful biretta in the Museo Parrociale, Ascona, Switzerland.
These wonderful pictures only could be made with the very kind support and assistance of Don Massimo Gaia. Thank you very much Don Massimo.

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