Saint Flavian of Antioch – Saint of the Day – July 4

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St. Flavian of Antioch Biography

Saint Flavian of Antioch Profile. Born: 320 AD in Turkey, Asia. Worked in Turkey. Died: February 404 in Antioch. Feast Day is celebrated on July 4.
Saint of the Day

St. Flavian of Antioch Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death.

Date of Birth 320 AD
Country of Birth Turkey of Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders St.s who were Married
Profession Bishop
Place of Work Turkey
Date of Death February 404
Place of Death Antioch.
Feast Day July 4
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of N/A

Saint Flavian Biography

Saint Flavian of Antioch was the patriach of Antioch. He was exiled by Emperor Anastasius due to his support for the decrees of the Council of Chalcedon. which certified the presence of the Two Natures in Jesus Christ, both God and man.

Early Life

Brought into the world around 320, most presumably in Antioch. He acquired incredible riches. However, made plans to commit his wealth and his gifts to the administration of the congregation. In relationship with Diodore, a while later religious administrator of Tarsus. Upheld the Orthodox confidence (i.e., Orthodox Christian) against the Arian blasphemer Leontius, who had succeeded Eustathius as Patriarch of Antioch. The two companions amassed their disciples outside the city walls for religious administrations.


At the point when Meletius was designated minister of Antioch in 361. He appointed Flavian to the organization, and on the demise of Meletius in 381 Flavian was picked to succeed him. The split between the two parties was, in any case, a long way from being mended. The Bishop of Rome and the Patriarch of Alexandria would not recognize Flavian, and Paulinus. Who by the outrageous Eustathians had been chosen minister contrary to Meletius, kept on practicing expert over a part of the church.

On the passing of Paulinus in around 383, Evagrius picked as his successor. After the passing of Evagrius, (c. 393) Flavian prevailing with regards to forestalling the decision of a successor. However, the Eustathians still kept on holding separate gatherings. Through the intercession of, John Chrysostom not long after his rise to the patriarchate of Constantinople in 398, and the impact of the head Theodosius I, Flavian was recognized in 399 as the sole authentic diocesan of Antioch.

By and by, the Eustathian split not at last mended until 415 because of the compromise endeavors of Alexander (selected religious administrator 412), successor to Porphyrios (likewise spelled Porphyrus). Flavian, after death adored in both the Western and Eastern places of worship as a Saint.

Saint Flavian of Antioch
St. Flavian of Antioch

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