Saint Thalilaeus

Also known as

  • Epiklautos ( = weeping much, as he was known to cry when moved)
  • Thalelaeus

Memorial

Profile

Fifth-century hermit for 60 years, sometimes living with no shelter but a barrel, near a pagan temple outside Gabala (Gala) in modern Syria. He made it a point to speak to the people going to the temple, and converted many of them to Christianity.

Born

  • Cilicia (modern Turkey)

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Thalilaeus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 February 2017. Web. 21 July 2017. <>