Saint Isidore of Pelusium

Saint Isidore of PelusiumAlso known as

  • Isidoro



Hermit. Monk. Abbot. Theologian. Priest. In his desert monastic life, he tried to imitate the life and mission of Saint John the Baptist. A prolific correspondent, he wrote over 10,000 known letters, many with advice, encouragement and theological thought; over 2,000 have survived. Held in high regard by Saint Cyril of Alexandia.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Isidore of Pelusium“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 October 2021. Web. 17 October 2021. <>