Saint John of Egypt

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Saint John of Egypt

John was born in what is modern day Assiut, Egypt. He had a strong desire to spend time alone with God. He became a hermit in his early twenties, he was one of the most famous hermits of his time. He found a high cave that he divided into three sections - he had a living room, a work room and a chapel. People brought him food and other necessities. A hospice was built to take care of those who came to visit John. Many people benefited from his wisdom. Runtime : 1:39 mins