Saint Simeon Salus

Also known as

  • Simeon Solos
  • Simeon the Fool
  • Simeon the Insane
  • Symeon…

Memorial

Profile

A man who lived as a simple fool for Christ and became known for his holy wisdom and miracles. Pilgrim to many holy places. Longtime friend and travelling companion of Saint John of Edessa. Desert hermit. Hermit in Emesa (modern Homs), Syria.

Born

  • Edessa, Syria

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Simeon Salus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 July 2016. Web. 24 September 2016. <>