St Alexander of Edessa was a Christian born in the 3rd century AD in Edessa, Syria and died as a martyr in Edessa, Syria during Christian persecutions in the reign of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Numerius Numerianus. We celebrate his feast day on May 20 every year in the Catholic Church.
St Alexander of Edessa Biography
|Date of Birth||3rd century AD|
|Country of Birth||Syria in Asia|
|Place of Work||Syria|
|Date of Death||3rd century AD|
|Place of Death||Edessa, Syria|
|Feast Day||May 20|
|Patron Saint of|
Saint Alexander of Edessa was an old man tortured and killed during Christian persecutions in the reign of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Numerius Numerianus because he had repeatedly publicly proclaimed his Christianity.
He died as a martyr in Edessa, Syria.
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