Book of Saints – Barsanuphius


BARSANUPHIUS (Saint) Hermit. (April 11) (6th century) A monk of a monastery near Gaza in Palestine, who, after some years, left it for a cell in the desert (A.D. 540). He wrote against the Origenists. He is in great veneration among the Greeks, who keep his festival on February 6. His relics were translated to a village near Sipontum (now called Manfredonia) in the South of Italy.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Barsanuphius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 August 2012. Web. 19 October 2020. <>