Saturday, September 26, 2020

Saint Frumentius of Ethiopia – Saint of the Day – July 20

St. Frumentius of Ethiopia Biography

Saint Frumentius of Ethiopia Profile. Born: early 4th century in Lebanon, Asia. Worked in Ethiopia. Died: 383 AD in Ethiopia. Feast Day is celebrated on July 20.
The Memorial of Saint Frumentius of Ethiopia – Saint of the Day

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

Date of Birth early 4th century
Country of Birth Lebanon in Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Bishop
Place of Work Ethiopia
Date of Death 383 AD
Place of Death Ethiopia
Feast Day July 20
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of Abyssinia


Saint Frumentius of Ethiopia, sibling of St. Aedeius. Understudy of the logician Meropius. While on a voyage on the Red Sea, their ship destroyed on the Ethiopian shore, and just Frumentius and Aedeius endure. They were taken to the ruler at Axum as an oddity, and progressed toward becoming individuals from the court, Frumentius filling in as secretary.

At the point when the ruler kicked the bucket they remained as a major aspect of the ruler’s court. She allowed them to acquaint Christianity with the nation, and open exchange among Ethiopia and the west. Frumentius persuaded Saint Athanasius of Alexandria to send preachers from Alexandria, Egypt, and was himself blessed as religious administrator of Ethiopia. Changed over many, including the sovereigns Ezana and Sheazana, and built up a firm a dependable balance in Ethiopia for the faith.

Saint Frumentius of Ethiopia
St. Frumentius of Ethiopia

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