The Monk Paul of Thebes 15 January

The Monk Paul of Thebes Born      c. 227 AD Egypt Died       c. 342 AD Monastery of Saint Paul the Anchorite, Egypt Venerated in    Oriental Orthodox Churches Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church Anglican Church Major shrine   Monastery of Saint Paul the Anchorite, Egypt Feast February 9 (Oriental Orthodox Churches) January 15 (Catholic Church) January 15 (Eastern [...]

Saturday 22 December

St. Chaeromon Bishop of Nilopolis in Egypt. When the persecution was instigated by Empora Trajanus Desius , Chaermon was quite elderly when. He and several companions fled into the Arabian desert and were never seen again. The bishop and his companions are listed as martyrs. Died 250. http://catholicsaints.info/saint-chaeremon-of-nilopolis/ http://catholicsaints.info/saint-chaeremon-of-nilopolis/ Saint Chaeremon of Nilopolis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 June 2018. Web. 21 December [...]

Coptic source-St.Paul the Hermit-15 January 2017

Saint Paul the Hermit Paul of Thebes Saint Paul, 'The First Hermit' The First Hermit Born c. 227 AD Egypt Died c. 342 AD Monastery of Saint Paul the Anchorite, Egypt Venerated in Oriental Orthodox Churches Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church Major shrine Monastery of Saint Paul the Anchorite, Egypt Feast February 9 (Oriental Orthodox Churches) January [...]

Saint Sabas 5 December 2016

Saint Sabas Saint of the Day for December 5 (439 – December 5, 532) Sabas was born at Mutalaska, Cappadocia, near Caesarea. He was the son of an army officer there who when assigned to Alexandria, left him in the care of an uncle. Mistreated by his uncle's wife, Sabas ran away to another uncle, though [...]

St. Hilarion-21st October 2016

Life of St. Hilarion 21st October (Jerome) The life of Hilarion was written by Jerome in 390 at Bethlehem. Its object was to further the ascetic life to which he was devoted. It contains, amidst much that is legendary, some statements which attach it to genuine history, and is in any case a curious record [...]

Celtic Saint of the day 17th January 2016

St. Anthony of Egypt   Born at Koman (Coma) near Memphis, Egypt, c. 251; died on Mount Kolzim, January 17, 356. The same St. Anthony is often depicted on Irish High Crosses, together with St Paul of Thebes, both being brought bread by a raven as they converse about spiritual matters Whoever sits in solitude [...]

Saint of the day October 21st- St. Hilarion

Statue created - c.1662-1667 The statue is part of the group of 24 that were installed between September 1662 and March 1667. Sculptor - unknown The work is not attributable to any other sculptors who made statues for this area. The quality, above mediocre, is akin to two other statues in this area - St [...]