Saint Coprio



Abandoned as an infant on a dungheap (Greek: kopr├Ča) by his parents, the boy was found and rescued by monks of the nearby monastery of Saint Theodosius in Bethleham. The monks named him Coprio, and raised him as their own. He grew become a model of holiness, living his 90 years in the monastery. Monk.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Coprio“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 September 2014. Web. 18 November 2018. <>