Cyril of Alexandria

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St Cyril (376 – 444) was born in Theodosius, Egypt. His uncle was the Patriarch of Alexander. His extensive education included theological studies. He worked closely with his uncle and accompanied him on a Synod in Constantinople.

When his uncle died in 412, St Cyril was appointed Patriarch of Alexandria. St Cyril wrote extensively and became a central figure in quelling turmoil between leaders and strengthening Christianity.

St Cyril is a Doctor of the Church with the titles, Pillar of Faith and Seal of all Fathers. His Feast Day is the 27th June.


St Cyril of Alexandria:

Pray for us that others will find God’s teachings in our daily actions.

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