Book of Saints – Calogerus the Anchoret


CALOGERUS THE ANCHORET (Saint) (June 18) (5th century) A Greek who, with the blessing of the then Pope, retired to a hermitage near Girgenti in Sicily, and there for thirty-five years led a life of prayer and penance. He was renowned for the power of casting out devils, bestowed upon him by Almighty God. He died about the year 486, and his hermitage became a frequented place of pilgrimage.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Calogerus the Anchoret”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 November 2016. Web. 23 January 2019. <>