Friday, May 20, 2022
Friday, May 20, 2022

Saint Cyril of Thessaloniki – Saint of the Day – July 5

St. Cyril of Thessaloniki Biography

Saint Cyril of Thessaloniki Profile. Born: 16th century in Turkey, Asia. Worked in Turkey. Died: 1566 AD in near the church of Saint Constantine in Thessaloniki. Feast Day is celebrated on July 5.
 
 Saint of the Day

St. Cyril of Thessaloniki Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death.

Date of Birth 16th century
Country of Birth Turkey of Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders St.s who were Not Married
Profession Shoemaker
Place of Work Turkey
Date of Death 1566 AD
Place of Death near the church of Saint Constantine in Thessaloniki
Feast Day July 5
Beatification N/A
Canonization Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of N/A

 

Biography

Saint Cyril of Thessaloniki, an orphan at age 10, he turned into a disciple to a Turkish shoemaker. Forced by his lord to disavow Christianity and become Muslim, Cyril fled to the Chilandar religious community on Mount Athos. After eight years he was found by Muslim specialists, captured for leaving his apprenticeship, and requested to disavow Christianity; he won’t. A martyr. Consumed to death in 1566 close to the congregation of Saint Constantine in Thessaloniki. Feast day on July 5. 

Saint Cyril of Thessaloniki
St. Cyril of Thessaloniki

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