Tuesday, May 2, 2017

St. Athanasius (Bishop and Doctor)

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St. Athanasius (Bishop and Doctor)

"St. Athanasius (296?-373) was a great Egyptian bishop who played a major role in opposing the heresy of Arianism and in preserving the Church’s true faith. He was born of a Christian family in Alexandria, where he received a classical education. In 319 Athanasius was ordained a deacon, and later became a priest; he served …"