December 8 – Patapius; Immaculate Conception

Patapius (IV cent.) was born in Thebes and hermitified at a young age in the nearby desert. To avoid disciple wannabes, he moved to Constantinople, but just as a city on a hill cannot be hid (absent technology sorely lacking in that then and there), Patapius’ holiness shone forth. A blind boy came to his… Continue reading December 8 – Patapius; Immaculate Conception