Saints of the Day – Achillas (Achilleus) and Amoes, O.S.B., Hermits


4th century. Saint Achillas, who is mentioned by the historian Rufinus, is venerated by the Greeks at the beginning of Lent together with Amoes. They were both hermits in Egypt and are called in the Greek liturgy “the flowers of the desert” (Benedictines).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 September 2021. Web. 29 November 2021. <>