June 26 – John of the Goths; Anthelm of Belley

John of the Goths (d. ca. 791) was a Goth from Crimea, born in answer to his parents’ fervent prayers and dedicated from a young age to a life of monastic asceticism (or ascetic monasticism). At some point he went to Jerusalem on pilgrimage, taking three years to visit all the holy sites (the bus… Continue reading June 26 – John of the Goths; Anthelm of Belley