Anastasius of Suppentonia

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Saint Anastasius of Suppentonia
Abbot
Died 570 AD
Castel Sant'Elia
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Feast 11 January
Patronage Castel Sant'Elia

Saint Anastasius of Suppentonia (d. 570 AD), or Anastasius of Castel Sant'Elia, was an abbot of Suppentonia (Castel Sant’Elia).[1] A source on Anastasius’ life is St. Gregory the Great, who wrote that an angel appeared to summon Anastasius and all of the abbot’s monks. Anastasius and all of his monks all subsequently died one after the other within the next eight days.[1]

St. Nonnosus was one of Anastasius’ monks.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-07-23. Retrieved 2008-08-24.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Alban Butler, David Hugh Farmer, Paul Burns, Butler's Lives of the Saints (Liturgical Press, 1995), 10.

External links

  • Gregory the Great, Dialogues, Bk 1, Chap.8, "of Anastasius, Abbot of the Monastery called Suppentonia"


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