St. Theoctistus (451), fellow-faster with St. Euthymius the Great

Commemorated on September 3

The Venerable Theoctistus, according to the Canon, is "the most respectable pastor", and first was tonsured together with the Venerable Euthymius in a cave, but later became the head of the monastery built by the Venerable Euthymius near Jerusalem. He died in the year 467.

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