Saint Macedonius Kritophagos
- 24 January
- Hermit in Syria.
Called Kriptophagus (the barley eater) as he ate nothing but grain for 40 years.
Reported miraculous healer in Syria, Phoenicia, and Cilicia.
- Name Meaning
- the barley eater = kriptophagus (Syrian)
- Additional Information
Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints, by Matthew Bunson, Margaret Bunson, and Stephen Bunson
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