Agabitos Bishop

Bishop Agabitos or St Agabitus lived during the era of the emperor Djeclianos and his partner, Maximjnos. His parents rose him up in a Christian virtuous culture. When he grown up he was ordained as a deacon. He admired the monastic life and liked visiting the monasteries and convents where he served the elder monks. They accepted him as their disciple, taught him the basis of the spiritual life and trained him on the monastic regimen He advanced in virtue and GOD granted him the talent to perform signs. The magistrate Linicius heard about him. He summoned him and ordered his joining to the military. He continued to practice the Acetic life while being in the army. When the virtuous King Constantine reigned, who had a beloved sick boy, heard about the Saint from some of the leaders. He marveled how Agabitus can perform signs, and practice monastic life while living among the soldiers . He summoned him. Agabitus prayed and entreated the LORD. GOD healed the boy. As the emperor wanted to reward him, he asked for being released from the army in order to exercise the monastic life in freedom. Indeed, he returned to his previous home, where he solely practiced the Acetic life worshipping the LORD. The bishop ordained him as a priest. When the bishop passed away, he was chosen to precede him to head the Diocese. He exercised his pastoral work honestly and lovely shepherd the congregation. Through his hands GOD performed many wonders and signs . The Coptic Church celebrates his passing away on Amsheer the 24th. May the Blessings of his prayers Be with all of us AMEN.

Arabic biography source of: Agabitos Bishop
Translated by: Maged (servant of the LORD)
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