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Feastday: June 12

Patron of weavers, jurists, & Centrache, Italy

The life of St. Onouphrius is known only from the account of his disciple, Paphnutius, who encountered him in the Egyptian desert. Onouphrius (fl. IV Century) became a monk at a cenobitic monastery near Thebes, which he left to lead an eremitic life. For 60-70 years, Onouphrius lived alone in the desert and wore only his hair and a loincloth of leaves. He was a popular subject in Medićval art.

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