Saint Paul the Simple

Saint Paul the SimpleMemorial


Farmer. Upon the discovery of his wife’s adultery, Paul became a desert hermit. Spiritual student of Saint Anthony the Abbot. Given the title The Simple for his simple and humble acceptance of the teachings. Received visions, and known as a miracle worker.


  • c.339 of natural causes


Additional Information


I cannot help the boy, for I have not received power over the Prince of the demons. Paul the Simple, however, does have this gift. Saint Anthony the Abbot

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Paul the Simple“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 May 2020. Web. 28 October 2021. <>