Saints of the Day – Anastasius of Castel Sant’Elia, O.S.B., Abbot


Died c.570. Saint Anastasius, a notary of the Roman church, became a monk and abbot of Suppentonia (Castel Sant’Elia) near Mount Soracte in the diocese of Nepi. Saint Gregory the Great relates that Anastasius heard an angelic voice say: “Anastasius, come!” At that summons, he and all his monks died within eight days in quick succession (Benedictines, Encyclopedia).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 September 2021. Web. 30 November 2021. <>