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.
- “Saint Isidore of Pelusium“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 February 2017. Web. 23 April 2017. <>