Book of Saints – Abraham


ABRAHAM (St.) Conf. (June 18) (5th cent.) A Syrian Saint who on a journey to Egypt to visit the Solitaries of the desert was seized by a band of robbers and remained five years in bonds. He succeeded in the end in escaping and making his way to the coast. There he boarded a ship bound for Gaul, where he settled near Clermont in Auvergne. Numerous disciples gathered round him for whom he built a monastery. He died, famous for miracles, A.D. 472.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Abraham”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 April 2012. Web. 13 May 2021. <>