- Elpidius of Cappadocia
- Elpidius the Abbot
- Elpidius the Hermit
Abbot in Asia Minor. Hermit in a cave on Mount Luca, Cappadocia for over twenty years. His reputation for holiness attracted many disciples.
- man with a vine leaf in winter which recalls a story of him planting a twig in bare ground in winter – and the resulting vine grew so fast and full and that it covered the whole church beside it
- “Saint Elpidius the Cappadocian“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 August 2009. Web. 6 February 2016. <>