Grew up a shepherd on the island of Crete. Lived as a prayerful beggar in Jerusalem for 12 years. Became a monk in Rome, Italy. Friend of Saint Michael the Confessor. He accompaned Saint Michael to Constantinople where he spent his remaining days as a monk.
- “Saint Gregory of Crete“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 January 2017. Web. 23 January 2017. <>