Book of Saints – Theophilus – 2 October

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(Saint) (October 2) (8th century) A monk in Asia Minor of a monastery in which the community followed the Western Rule of Saint Benedict. He was one of the champions of Orthodoxy against the Iconoclast Emperor Leo the Isaurian. Thrown into prison at Constantinople, he was savagely ill-treated, and in the end driven into exile. He died about the middle of the eighth century.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Theophilus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 September 2016. Web. 22 January 2019. <>