Cyril of Alexandria


St Cyril of Alexandria
(376 – 444)

St Cyril of Alexandria

St Cyril 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.

Glory be to the…