Saint Pansofius of Alexandria

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Son of the imperial pro-consul of Alexandria, Egypt. When Pansofius came into his inheritance, he gave away his entire fortune to the poor and lived as a hermit outside the city for over 20 years. During the persecutions of Decius, Pansofius’ reputation for sanctity led to his arrest and execution. Martyr.

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  • “Saint Pansofius of Alexandria“. Saints.SQPN.com. 14 January 2013. Web. 23 September 2014. <>