Saint Apollo of Bawit

detail of an icon of Saint Apollo of Bawit, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial

Profile

Hermit in Thebes in Egypt for 40 years. Monk. Abbot of Bawit in Hermopolis, a house of 500 monks. Left the monastic life to oppose the decrees of Julian the Apostate.

Born

Died

  • 395 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Apollo of Bawit“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 October 2015. Web. 18 June 2021. <>