Saint Sisoes the Great

detail of an icon of Saint Sisoes the Great, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Sisoes the Hermit
  • Sisoe…
  • Siso…

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Monk at the desert monastery of Scetis in Egypt. In 357, believing the monastery was over-crowded, he became a hermit on Mount Colzim; he chose it because it had been the mountain of Saint Anthony the Abbot; he stayed there for 70 years. Miracle worker.

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  • “Saint Sisoes the Great“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 July 2016. Web. 11 December 2016. <>