Saint Isidore of Pelusium

Saint Isidore of PelusiumMemorial


Hermit. Monk. Abbot. Theologian. Priest. In his desert monastic life, he tried to imitate the life and mission of Saint John the Baptist. A prolific correspondent, he wrote over 10,000 known letters, many with advice, encouragement and theological thought; over 2,000 have survived. Held in high regard by Saint Cyril of Alexandia.



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  • “Saint Isidore of Pelusium“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 January 2019. Web. 29 May 2020. <>