Saint Thorlak Thorhallsson
Feast day: December 23
This fine art portrait is ready to frame. 8x10" and 11x14” are printed on acid-free, 80 lb. cardstock. Posters 16x20” and larger are printed on premium 8‐mil matte poster paper. All prints are printed with archival inks. The watermark will not appear on your print.
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Saint Thorlak came from a poor farming family, ordained to the priesthood at 18 and studied theology in France and England. As Bishop of Skalholt, now The Diocese of Reykjavik, he worked to end church laxity and abuses, especially in the clergy. He established a monastery to the strict rule of St. Augustine. Today, Icelanders celebrate St.Thorlak’s day, the final day of preparation before Christmas, by eating cured fish.