St. Nicetas of Medicion Biography
St. Nicetas of Medicion Profile. Born: 7 century in Turkey, Europe. Worked in Turkey. Died: 824 AD in Turkey. Feast Day is celebrated on April 3.
St. Nicetas of Medicion 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||7 century|
|Country of Birth||Turkey of Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Monks|
|Place of Work||Turkey|
|Date of Death||824 AD|
|Place of Death||Turkey|
|Feast Day||April 3|
|Beatification||Beatified by Pre-Congregation|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pre-Congregation|
|Patron Saint of|
St. Nicetas was born around 760 in Caesarea in Turkey. He was only eight days old when his mother died. A few years later his father Filaretos went to the monastery and devoted his son to God.
He left Nicetas with a grandmother. In his youth, he got attracted to a lonely life.
Saint Nicetas of Medicion Education
At 12-year-old he was already a lecturer for the bishop of Caesarea. As a teenager, he sent to Medikion Monastery.
St. Nicetas ordained in 790 by the St. patriarch Tarasios (784-806). Tarasios appointed him his assistant and recommended him as his successor. His rigorous life and humility led the monks to choose him to the monastery’s abbot after his founder’s death in 813. He expanded the monastery.
St. Nicetas of Medicion Death
He died in 824 of natural causes while in exile.