Life of St. Sabas the monk Sabas who was born at Mutalaska, Cappadocia, near Caesarea was the son of an army officer, assigned to Alexandria, who left him in the care of an uncle. Maltreated by his uncle’s wife, Sabas ran away to another uncle, though he was only eight. Dec 05, · Initially, St. Sabas lived in a monastery, where he worked during the day and spent much of the night in prayer. At the age of 30 he was given permission to spend five days each week in a nearby remote cave, engaging in prayer .
Jan 01, · Saint Sabas, also spelled Sabbas, (born January , Moutalaske, Cappadocia, Asia Minor—died Dec. 5, , near Jerusalem; feast day December 5), Christian Palestinian monk, champion of orthodoxy in the 5th-century controversies over the nature of Christ. May 21, · Sabas built well as his chief monastery, the Mar Saba, still exists after 15 centuries. The saint dwelt in monasteries most of his life. At age eight he ran away from abusive relatives to a monastery in Cappadocia. Ten years later he went to the monastery of St. Euthymius at Jerusalem, hoping to become a wifexx.xyz: ()
Dec 06, · St. Sabas. Sabas was born at Mutalaska, Cappadocia, near Caesarea. He was the son of an army officer there who when assigned to Alexandria, left him in the care of an uncle. Mistreated by his uncle’s wife, Sabas ran away to another uncle, though he was only eight. When the two uncles became involved in a lawsuit over his estate, he again ran. Dec 05, · You may have never heard of Saint Sabas, despite the fact that he is one of the most note-worthy figures of early monasticism. The saint was born in and died in , and his life was full of miraculous adventures. Although many of us may not share in Sabas’ desire to live alone in a cave, we can all learn something from his incredible life.
The Story and History of Saint Sabas The story and history of Saint Sabas. Saint Sabas, one of the most renowned patriarchs of the monks of Palestine, was born in the year , near Cæsarea. ST SABAS, ABBOT—A.D. Feast: December 5 [From his life, excellently written by Cyril, monk of Palestine, in , author of the life of St. John the Silent, of that of St. Euthymius, and of this of St. Sabas, which is correctly published by Bollandus, January 20, and in Greek by Cotelerius Monum.