Female hermits...?


#1

I always hear about male saints who were hermits (St. Anthony of the desert, St. Charbel). Does anyone know of any female hermit saints?


#2

I went to saints.sqpn.com/ and did a search for the word “hermitess” and got these results: saints.sqpn.com/?s=hermitess


#3

St. Mary of Egypt :slight_smile:

–Cadian :knight1:


#4

I don’t know about lady hermits being made saints, but your question made me think of Carthusian nuns and Immured Anchoresses. They may never have been elevated to sainthood, but I am sure many of them are saints whether recognized or not.


#5

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