St. Hegesippus of Jerusalem Biography
St. Hegesippus of Jerusalem Profile. Born: 110 AD in Jordan, Asia. Worked in Jerusalem, Rome. Died: 180 AD in Jerusalem. Feast Day is celebrated on April 7.
St. Hegesippus of Jerusalem 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||110 AD|
|Country of Birth||Jordan of Asia|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Bishops|
|Place of Work||Jerusalem, Rome|
|Date of Death||180 AD|
|Place of Death||Jerusalem|
|Feast Day||April 7|
|Beatification||Beatified by Pre-Congregation|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pre-Congregation|
|Patron Saint of|
Saint Hegesippus of Jerusalem was a Jew from Jerusalem who converted to Christianity. He lived in Rome for twenty years researching the early Church. Saint Hegesippus returned to Jerusalem in 177 after visiting most of the important Christian churches. Hegesippus is known as the father of Church history for his five books on Church history from Christ’s death to Pope Eleuterus pontificate, especially about the Church in Jerusalem.
St. Hegesippus of Jerusalem Death
He died about 180, probably in Jerusalem, some clam he died in Rome. Saint Jerome testifies to his humble and apostolic spirit, “as he expressed through the simplicity of his writings.