Monday, July 6, 2020

Saint Alexander of Edessa – Saint of the Day – May 20

St. Alexander of Edessa Biography

St. Alexander of Edessa Profile. Born: unknown in Syria, Asia. Worked in Syria. Died: 251 in Syria. Feast Day is celebrated on May 20.


The Memorial of St. Alexander of Edessa – Saint of the Day

St. Alexander of Edessa Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth unknown
Country of Birth Syria in Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Not Married
Profession missionary
Place of Work Syria
Date of Death 251
Place of Death Syria
Feast Day May 20
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
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Saint’s Biography

Saint Alexander of Edessa was an old man tortured and killed during the persecutions of Decius because he had repeatedly publicly proclaimed his Christianity. He died in the year 251 in Edessa, Syria.

Saint Alexander of Edessa
St. Alexander of Edessa