Saint Moses the Black (Coptic: (330–405), (also known as Abba Moses the Robber, the Ethiopian and the Strong) was an ascetic monk and priest in Egypt in the fourth century AD, and a notable Desert Father.
Moses the Black (330–405) Ethiopian thief and gang leader who underwent a conversion and become one of the most revered of the Desert Fathers, founders of monasticism. (August 28) http://www.saintgregorys.org/saints-by-name.html
St. Maurice Born in 250 AD in Thebes, an ancient city in Egypt, St. Maurice commanded a legion of Roman soldiers who were ordered to kill rebellious Christians but refused. As a Christian himself, he would not lie and sacrifice lives for the Roman gods but rather he decided to stand in truth for his one true God. …
St Moses the Black aka St Moses the Ethiopian, Coptic Priest The power of repentance has transformed this infidel slave, St. Moses the Black (330-405 A.D.), who was a murderer, adulterer and robber into a great Desert Father, teacher, comforter, and priest, who wrote rules for the monks, and a martyr-saint whose name continues to be mentioned on the altar and in our prayers.