Saint Pambo of the Nitrian Desert

Saint Pambo of the Nitrian DesertAlso known as

  • Bemwah
  • Pemwah



Spiritual student of Saint Anthony the Abbot. Worked to establish the eremitical life in the Nitrian Desert in Egypt, and founded monasteries there. He was renowned for his wisdom, and was consulted by many, including Saint Athanasius of Egypt, Saint Melania the Elder, and Saint Rufinus.


  • c.375 of natural causes


MLA Citation

  • “Saint Pambo of the Nitrian Desert“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 November 2021. Web. 26 January 2022. <>