St Cyril of Alexandria
(376 – 444)
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…