Saint Macedonius Kritophagos

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Hermit in Syria. Called Kriptophagus (the barley eater) as he ate nothing but moistened grain for 40 years. Healer in Syria, Phoenicia, and Cilicia using prayer and holy water.

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Macedonius Kritophagos“. Saints.SQPN.com. 20 January 2014. Web. 23 April 2014. <>