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Feastday: November 3

Death: 5th Century


A hermit for most of his life, this saint always longed to be a priest. He lived in a cave near Cyrohas, praying and doing penance as a dedicated layman. After almost sixty years, Acepsimas was allowed to study for the priesthood. He underwent the training and was ordained, dying in a state of happiness just shortly after entering the priesthood.


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