Saints of the Day – James the Hermit


6th century. The Roman Martyrology says: “In Palestine the memory of Saint James the Hermit, who, after a lapse from the faith, lay hid long in a tomb for penance, and renowned for miracles, passed to the Lord.” A later legend changes the “lapse from the faith” into one of homicide, committed under the most romantic circumstances (Benedictines).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 October 2021. Web. 16 October 2021. <>