bishop of Isna

Pisentius, Saint

PISENTIUS, SAINT A seventh-century monk and bishop of Armant (feast day: 20 Kiyahk). Pisentius was the nephew of the superior of the monastery of Tud, probably the present DAYR ANBA ABSHAY (Crum and Winlock, 1926). His birth was miraculously achieved through the prayers of his uncle. The monks of Tud taught him Holy Scripture, and …

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