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St. Barsanuphius

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Feastday: April 11
Patron: of Oria
Death: 550

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Hermit of Gaza, in Israel. An Egyptian, Barsanuphius maintained his hermitage near a monastery in Gaza. He was renowned for his holiness and wisdom, refusing to speak and communicating only i