Saint Didymus of Alexandria – Saint of the Day – April 28

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St. Didymus of Alexandria Biography

St. Didymus of Alexandria Profile. Born: unknown in Egypt, Africa. Worked in Egypt. Died: 304 in Alexandria, Egypt. Feast Day is celebrated on April 28.


The Memorial of St. Didymus of Alexandria – Saint of the Day

St. Didymus of Alexandria Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

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Country of Birth

Egypt in Africa

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Place of Work


Date of Death


Place of Death

Alexandria, Egypt

Feast Day

April 28


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Saint Didymus of Alexandria
Saint Didymus of Alexandria

Saint’s Biography

Saint Didymus of Alexandria rescued Saint Theodora, she was a young Christian girl of Alexandria in Egypt who was sentenced to be a slave in a brothel. St. Didymus traded clothes with her while still a pagan soldier. This led to him been killed in the persecutions of Diocletian.

St. Didymus of Alexandria Death

He was beheaded in 304 in Alexandria, Egypt. St. Didymus has a statue carved – 1667-1668 (Part of a group of 16 statues made between May 1667 and July 1668).

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