Dorotheos of Gaza

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Our venerable and God-bearing Father Dorotheos of Gaza (also Dorotheus or Dorotheos of Egypt) was a sixth-century hermit. He practiced asceticism in the desert of Egypt for 60 years, and became known for his sermons. His feast day is celebrated on September 16.

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"What we need is a little labor! Let us endure this labor that we may obtain mercy."

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