Saint John Cassian
- 23 July
- Pilgrim with his friend Germanus to the Holy Lands.
Monk in Egypt and Marseilles.
Studied under Saint John Chrysostom, who ordained him a deacon.
Defended Chrysostom in Rome.
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.
- 433 of natural causes
- Name Meaning
- God is gracious; gift of God (John)
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