Saint Nicetas of Medicion – Saint of the Day – April 3

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 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.


The Memorial of St. Nicetas of Medicion – Saint of the Day

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
Profession monk
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
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Saint Nicetas of Medicion
St. Nicetas of Medicion

Saint’s Biography

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.

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