Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Saint Areta of Najran – Saint of the Day – October 24

Saint Areta of Najran Biography

Saint Areta of Najran Profile. Born: late 5th Century in Saudi Arabia, Asia. Worked in Saudi Arabia. Died: 523 AD in Nagrana, Saudi Arabia. Feast Day is celebrated on October 24.

The Memorial of Saint Areta of Najran – Saint of the Day

Saint Areta of Najran 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 late 5th Century
Country of Birth Saudi Arabia in Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Married
Profession Missionary work
Place of Work Saudi Arabia
Date of Death 523 AD
Place of Death Nagrana, Saudi Arabia
Feast Day October 24
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
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Saint Areta of Najran Biography

Saint Areta of Najran was a Christian ruler of the city of Nagrana (present-day Najran, Saudi Arabia). He, his better half and kids were a piece of the Martyrs of Najran who were slaughtered by request of Dhu Nuwas, lord of the Omeritani who had changed over to Judaism and requested that everybody in his kingdom do as such, as well.