Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Saint George Chozebites – Feast Day – January 8

St. George Chozebites was born in Cyprus, Europe. He lived as a Greek Cypriot monk and was a Superior of the monastery of Chizoba. He died in 625 AD in Cyprus and his Feast Day is celebrated on January 8.

 

The Memorial of St. George Chozebites – Saint of the Day

St. George Chozebites Biography

Date of Birth unknown
Country of Birth Cyprus in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Monks
Profession Greek Cypriot Monk, Hermit
Place of Work Cyprus
Date of Death 625 AD
Place of Death Cyprus
Feast Day January 8
Beatification  
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of  

Saint George Chozebites’ Life History

George Chozebites, alternatively known as, George of Choziba or George the Chozibite, was born in Cyprus. Very little information is known about his life but it is said that he was orphaned at a very young age and was raised by one of his uncles in a monastery.

It was believed that he had an older brother, who was said to have joined a religious institution in the Jordan Valley, The larva of Calamon, where George’s application was rejected and was admitted in another institution, the Coenobium of Chizoba where he later became superior.

George’s holiness and prayerful habits made him known as a force of good as he was said to have been observing weekly all-night vigils from Saturday evenings to Sunday afternoons. According to an archaeologist, his painting is in one of 36 saints painted on plastered walls of a burial cave in the Mar Saba monastery

He died in 625 AD of unknown causes.

Saint George Chozebites’ Birth

He was born in Cyprus, Europe.

Saint George Chozebites’ Death

He died in Cyprus, Europe in 625 AD.

Family Background

George was orphaned at a young age and raised by one of his uncles in a monastery. He was said to have had an elder brother who had joined the larva of Calamon in the Jordan Valley, which was a religious institution. 

Profession

He lived as a Greek Cypriot monk and was a Superior of the monastery of Chizoba.

Canonization

He was canonized pre-congregation.

Saint George Chozebites’ Feast Day

His feast day is celebrated on January 8.

Saint George Chozebites
St. George Chozebites

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