Saint Zosimus of Palestine

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


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.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

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