St. Amandus, Bishop of Maastricht
Feast: February 6 (elevation
Upper Icon: by the hand of
Protodeacon Paul (Hommes), Joy of All That Sorrow Monastery, Belgium,
by permission of Abbot Thomas.
Next Image: from a manuscript
illumination. The Saint at the court of King Dagobert.
Next Icon: illumination from
the Lobbes Bible. St. Amandus is shown on the left.
Next Icon: of unknown
provenance. St. Amandus is shown on the left.
Next Icon: from a mosaic in
the Chapel of Larmes, Mont Sainte Odile, 12th c. (the fresco does not
appear, however, to be of the 12th c.). St. Amandus appears on the
left, St. Maternus of Cologne on the right.
Final Icon: from the
cathedral of the Moscow Patriarchate in Brussels, Belgium. St. Amandus
is in the top row of Saints, the Saint farthest to the left, having a
14th-15th c. style shepherd's crook crozier and red crosses on his
pallium. Beneath there is shown the reliquary of St. Amandus.
Amandus, pray to God for us!