Church of St Paul of Thebes, Wied il-Għasel, Mosta

St Paul of Thebes, also known as Paul the Anchorite or St Paul the Hermit, was a Coptic hermit and one of the earliest saints bearing the name of St Paul. St Paul the Hermit is known as one of the Desert Fathers, a movement of hermits and ascetics launched by St Anthony the Great. The chapel of St Paul the Hermit houses a painting depicting St Paul of Thebes and St Anthony of Egypt.

For more information about the Church of St Paul of Thebes / St Paul the Hermit, please visit this page on the Church of St Paul of Thebes on the University of Malta website.

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