Saint Abraham of Cyriacus

Memorial

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While seeking to learn from hermits, Abraham was captured by bandits in Egypt, he was imprisoned and enslaved by them for five years before he could escape. Making his way to Europe, he lived as a hermit near Clermont, Gaul (modern France). Priest. Abbot of Saint Cyriacus abbey.

Born

  • on the banks of the River Euphrates in Mesopotamia (in modern Iraq)

Died

  • c.480 in Arvernia, Aquitaine (in modern France of natural causes

Canonized

Patronage

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Abraham of Cyriacus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 June 2017. Web. 21 September 2017. <>