Symbolizing the rich religious fervor of Sweden, the Saint Eric’s Cathedral Stockholm is situated to the south of Central Stockholm region in Sodermalm area. Constructed in the year of 1892, the Saint Eric’s Cathedral represents the Roman Catholic faith.
History of Saint Eric’s Cathedral Stockholm
A notable Stockholm Cathedral, the outlay of Saint Eric’s Cathedral is planned by the famous architects, Ylva Lenormand and Hans Westman. Saint Eric’s was awarded with the status of a cathedral in the year of 1953.
The Church derived its name from the religious Saint Eric who was the ruler of Sweden in 12th century. However, as destiny rules, the kind-hearted king was
murdered by the Danish prince. After his demise, the local inhabitants started recognizing Saint Eric as a martyr. To recognize his efforts, King Eric became the patron saint of Stockholm city, whose figure is carved on the seal and coat of arms of Sweden.
Saint Eric’s Cathedral- A Religious Abode
Saint Eric’s Cathedral in Stockholm draws several devotees from far and wide who are enthralled with the divine sanctity of the religious organization. The Saint Eric’s Cathedral wears a decorative look on days of special festive occasions.
Saint Eric’s Cathedral stands tall with it’s over imposing structure and adds to the glory and grandeur of Stockholm city.