St. Eucherius

Eucherius was born in the fourth century. Upon the death of his wife he entered the monastery of Lerins, joining his two sons, Veranius and Salonius, who were already living there. Later, Eucherius moved to the island of Lerona (now called Sainte-Marguerite) where he spent his time studying.

Desiring to become a hermit, Eucherius wrote to John Cassian, who himself was an anchorite living in the eastern desert. He received, in reply, information…

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