Saint Benedict of Sebaste

Also known as

  • Benedict of Quincay

Memorial

Profile

Bishop of Sebaste, Samaria. During the persecutions of Julian the Apostate, Benedict fled to Gaul. Hermit near Poitiers, France where he attracted so many would-be students that the monastery later known as Saint Benedict of Quincay grew up around his hermitage.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Benedict of Sebaste“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 October 2013. Web. 30 July 2014. <>