Kloster 1, 78713 Schramberg
Heiligenbronn used to be a swamp area with many streams and springs.
springs. One of these springs was said to have a healing effect.
and so Heiligenbronn became a place of pilgrimage. The spring
called the "holy well", and a small chapel was built above it.
was built above it. Heiligenbronn was first mentioned in a document in 1385.
A Franciscan monk named Konrad acquired a piece of land here.
piece of land. Brother Konrad saw his task in the pastoral care of the people who came to this blessed place.
Soon, the monastery took in orphans and, a little later, the first deaf-mute and blind children.