Saint John Cassian

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Pilgrim with his friend Germanus to the Holy Lands. Monk in Egypt and Marseilles, France. Studied under Saint John Chrysostom, who ordained him a deacon. Defended Chrysostom in Rome, Italy. Founded the abbey of Saint Victor and a convent at Marseilles. His writings were recommended by Saint Benedict as treatises on the training of monks.

Born

Died

  • 433 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

Works

  • Conferences
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MLA Citation

  • “Saint John Cassian“. Saints.SQPN.com. 19 September 2014. Web. 24 September 2014. <>