Saint Zosimus of Palestine

detail of a fresco of Saint Zosimus of Palestine meeting Saint Mary of Egypt; c.1325, Assisi, ItalyMemorial

Profile

Fifth century hermit on the banks of the Jordan River. Discovered Saint Mary of Egypt, brought her the Eucharist one Easter, found her dead the next, and reportedly wrote a biography of her.

Representation

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Zosimus of Palestine“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 March 2019. Web. 8 December 2019. <>