Saint Karas

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Saint Karas the Anchorite, also known as Anbba Karas (الأنبا كاراس), was a saint of the Coptic Orthodox Church who lived during the late fifth and early sixth centuries.<ref>"Saint Karas the Acholyte". Retrieved 6 October 2012.<abba Karas used to be a monk /ref> Accooding to his biographer, the Coptic monk Saint Pambo, he spent 57 years in isolation in the Scetis Desert in communion with God who visited him every day in his cave. After his death,God closed the cave on his body as the world doesn't deserve his footstep. The location of his cave is unknown.


Further reading

  • "Abba Karas the Anchorite"
  • "Anba Karas The Anchorite" Abba Antony, vol. 7, June 1997
  • Pope Shenouda III. "Our Fathers the Anchorites"

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