Book of Saints – Caprasius – 1 June


CAPRASIUS (Saint) Abbot (June 1) (5th century) Styled by Eucherius “a man of venerable gravity, the equal of the ancient Fathers.” He with his brothers, Saints Honoratus and Venantius, went from Gaul to Greece to study and to practise the monastic life. After the death of Venantius, Caprasius and Honoratus returned to Gaul and founded the celebrated monastery of the Isle of Lerins. On the promotion of Honoratus to the See of Arles, Caprasius succeeded him as Abbot. He died A.D. 430.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Caprasius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 September 2012. Web. 23 January 2019. <>