Feast day: March 10th
When did St. Gustav live: 810- 890
Biography of St. Gustav:
Gustav accepted the christian belief after hearing the evangelism from bishop Ansgar, who later baptized him. Gustav lived as a hermit in North-Sweden.
Statues and wooden sculptures representing St. Gustav - portrayal, imagery and emblem: St. Gustav of Sweden is shown as a hermit with cross and a little bell, wearing a simple gown with rosary and a trunk at his feet as a symbol for his love of nature.