Blessed Parthenius of Thessaly

Memorial

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Bishop, known for his ascetic lifestyle in which he continually gave away all that he had to the poor, and as often as possible withdrew to live as a cowherd in order to have the solitude to spend his days in constant prayer – including praying for the cattle in his care.

Born

  • Thessaly

Died

  • 1777 of natural causes

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Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Parthenius of Thessaly“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 July 2016. Web. 8 December 2016. <>