St. Norbert with cup
Info zur Skulptur "St. Norbert with cup"The attribute of Saint Norbert of Xanten is the cup. It is said, that he drank during Holy Communion from his cup, seeing in the last moment, that a vicious spider was in it. But he did not hesitate and drank. The spider came out by his nose, without harming him.
During his lifetime, he gave up a life in wealth and power and lived hence in poverty.
He founded a congregation and enduced many people not to accept wealth as a form of living, but love and mutual respect instead.