Friday, July 10, 2020

Saint Cosmas the Melodist – Saint of the Day – January 15

St. Cosmas the Melodist Biography

St. Cosmas the Melodist Profile. Born: 706 AD in Israel, Europe. Worked in Gaza. Died: 760 AD in Gaza. Feast Day is celebrated on January 15.


The Memorial of St. Cosmas the Melodist – Saint of the Day

St. Cosmas the Melodist 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 706 AD
Country of Birth Israel of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Monk, Bishop
Place of Work Gaza
Date of Death 760 A.D
Place of Death Gaza
Feast Day January 15
Canonization Canonized by Pre congregation
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Saint’s Biography

Saint Cosmas the Melodist was bishop of Mayuma, near Gaza. He was born in 706 in Jerusalem to very poor parents. He was educated by an Italian monk who was captured by the Arabs. He became a monk in the monastery of San Saba near Bethlehem and put into practice what he had learned from his master. In 743 he was elected Bishop of Mayuma. He died in the year 760. 

Saint Cosmas the Melodist
St. Cosmas the Melodist