May 09

Saint Pacomio of Tebaida

May 9th IV century Abad

Thebaid, saint Pacomio, abad, that when he was still a pagan he was impressed by the testimony of Christian charity towards soldiers arrested in the common jail and after embracing Christianity, received the monastic habit from the hands of the Anchorite Palamon. Seven years later, by divine inspiration, it was opening up many monasteries in order to receive the monks in regime of common life, writing for them a famous rule (347/348).
Pacomio (Masculino)
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Other saints named Pacomio
in Tebaida, in current Egypt
May 9th