Saint Elias of Jerusalem – Saint of the Day – July 4

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St. Elias of Jerusalem Biography

Saint Elias of Jerusalem Profile. Born: 5th century in Israel, Asia. Worked in Jerusalem. Died: 513 AD in Aila on the shores of the Red Sea. Feast Day is celebrated on July 4.
Saint of the Day

St. Elias of Jerusalem Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death.

Date of Birth 5th century
Country of Birth Israel of Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Bishop
Place of Work Jerusalem
Date of Death 513 AD
Place of Death Aila on the shores of the Red Sea
Feast Day July 4
Beatification N/A
Canonization Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of N/A


Saint Elias of Jerusalem was a bishop and patriarch of Jerusalem. He was later deposed by Byzantine Emperor Anastasius I in 516 due to supporting the decrees of the Council of Chalcedon. Which certified the presence of the Two Natures in Jesus Christ, both God and man. At the Synod of Sidon (512) he effectively fought for, together with Flavian II of Antioch, the Dyophysite Christological principle declared by the Council of Chalcedon. Born in the 5th century, in Israel. Became bishop in Jerusalem. Died 513 AD, in Aila on the shores of the Red Sea.

Saint Elias of Jerusalem
St. Elias of Jerusalem

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