Saturday, June 6, 2009

Lovenjoel ...

... hiking in the Bruulbos woods ...

... well of the Bruulbeek (Bruulbrook)

... pilgrimage chapel Saint Ermelindis (1857) ...

The patron saint of Lovenjoel is Saint Ermelindis (c. 550-600)
The saint is invoked against fevers,
eye diseases and paralysis.

In the Lovenjoel families,
the girls were often named Ermelindis.

source: bierbeek.com

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