Saint Ernest (1148)

He was a Benedictine abbot from Germany who joined the second crusade. He was tortured and killed at Mecca for refusing to embrace Islam.

Saint Ernest, in a stained glass window of the Church of St Peter and Paul, Épernay. Photo bBy G.Garitan - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

Saint Ernest, in a stained glass window of the Church of St Peter and Paul, Épernay; photo by G.Garitan, CC BY-SA 3.0, Source

  • philnmdg

    A great Saint who stood up for his faith. This name has been taken many times as a Confirmation name by young boys looking for a model.