Source: The Internet
Owner: Catholic Forum web-site, Catholic-Forum.com
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This image was taken from a modern "holy card" and posted at the Catholic Forum website. The crucifix and skull are common attributes in images of contemplatives (compare Mary Magdalene and Jerome). The bird appears to refer to the medieval use of a falcon on the wrist as an attribute of St. Bavo as he was before his conversion.
More of St. Bavo
Prepared in 2014 by Richard Stracke, Emeritus Professor of English, Augusta University, revised 2015-09-15.
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