Saint Athanasius of Cilicia – Feast Day – January 3

Today is Friday, February 3, 2023

Saint Athanasius of Cilicia was Born in Turkey, Europe. He worked in Turkey and Died in Turkey. His Feast Day is celebrated on January 3 every year.

Saint Athanasius of Cilicia Biography
Date of Birth N/A
Country of Birth Turkey of Europe
Profession Hermit
Place of Work Turkey
Date of Death N/A
Place of Death Europe
Feast Day January 3
Beatification Beatified by Pre Congregation
Canonization Canonized by Pre Congregation
Patron Saint of N/A

Saint Athanasius of Cilicia Life History

St Athanasius of Cilicia witness the torture of Zosimus of Cilicia during Emperor Diocletian (284-305). St. Athanasius converted after seeing the courage and faith of Zosimus.

He was tortured and survived and became a hermit for the rest of his life in 303. His memorial day is January 3, and because of his suffering, he is often called a martyr. 

Saint Athanasius of Cilicia Date of Birth

Saint Athanasius of Cilicia was Born in Turkey, Europe though those dates are not known, we will update this information soon.

Place of Birth

He was Born in Turkey, Europe though those dates are not known, we will update this information soon.

Family Background

There are no data based on his family members or parents but soon we will update this information.

Profession

St Athanasius of Cilicia was a witness to the torture of Zosimus of Cilicia in the persecution of Diocletian. The courage and faith of Zosimus caused Athanasius to convert. He was then tortured along with Zosimus.

He survived the persecutions to become a hermit for the remainder of his life. Because of his suffering and willingness to die for the faith, he is often listed as a martyr.

Saint Athanasius of Cilicia Date of Death

There are no actuall details concerning those dates he died but we are keeping tabs and soon we will update this information.

Saint Athanasius of Cilicia Place of Death

There are no actuall details concerning those dates he died but we are keeping tabs and soon we will update this information.

Saint Athanasius of Cilicia Feast Day

St Athanasius of Cilicia is among the famous Saints whose feast Day is celebrated on January 3 every year.

Beatification

He was beatified by Pre Congregation process and soon we will update this information.

Canonization

St Athanasius of Cilicia was canonized by Pre Congregation process and soon we will update this information.

Patron Saint of

There are no surviving details concerning who were his patron Saints but soon we will update this information.


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