Saint Orsisius

Also known as

  • Orsiesius

Memorial

Profile

Desert hermit. Writer. Spiritual student of Saint Pachomius in the desert in Egypt. Helped Pachomius develop the rules for the early desert monks. Head of the community of Tabenna. Saint Jerome translated some of his writings.

Died

  • 380 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Orsisius“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 May 2016. Web. 21 July 2019. <>