An Egyptian hermit, the founder of conventual monachism, who established the first institution of the kind at Tabenna, an island in the Nile; he also established the first nunnery under his sister (292-348). Festival, May 14.
- James Wood. “Saint Pachomius”. , 1907. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 April 2014. Web. 28 July 2015. <>