In the green valleys of the southern Austria, near Klagenfurt, this happens to be a pilgrimage town of Gurk. This is a twelfth century cathedral which is packed with the most beautiful examples of religious art and shelters during the the time of Hemma, to manifest this, a shrine was made called the Shrine of Hemma, who is a well loved and remember Austrian Saint.
The shrine of saint Hemma in Gurk is a popular pilgrimage destination which has been here since the eleventh century. The devotion for this sacred site is quite strong . After Hemma got Canonized in the year nineteen hundred and thirty eight, Pope John Paul the second visited this site in the year nineteen hundred and eighty eight. Hemma was born of a noble family in the latter half of the tenth century and raised at the court of the Emperor Henry the second; who was also [...]