St. Theodosius the Cenobiarch

St. Theodosius the Cenobiarch was born in Cappadocia (present-day Turkey) in 423. He left home so that he could follow God. According to legend, he worked with St. Longinus in Jerusalem and led a church in the Bethlehem area. The hermit gathered followers and built a monastery. He also built a hospital and a hospice. He opposed the Eutychianism and Monophysitism heresies. St. Theodosius, who died in 529, is patron saint of file makers.

Catholic Review

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