Saint of the Day – 11 January – Saint Anastasius of Suppentonia (Died c 570) Monk, Abbot of the Monastery at Suppendonia, Italy. Died in c 570 at Suppentonia, Italy of natural causes. Patronage – of Castel Saint’Elia, Italy. Also known as – Anastasius of Castel Sant’Elia, Anastasius X.
The Roman Martyrology reads today: “At Suppentonia, near Mount Socrates, the holy Monk Anastasius and his companions, who were called by a voice from Heaven to enter the Kingdom of God.”
A source on Anastasius’ life is St Gregory the Great, who wrote that an Angel appeared to summon Anastasius and all of the Abbot’s Monks. Anastasius and all of his Monks all subsequently died one after the other within the next eight days.
St Nonnosus (Died c 570) Monk, was one of Anastasius’ Monks.