St. Ephrem the Syrian
Last Updated: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 08:20:11 +0000

Saints who lived, borned or died  İn Asia Minor Anatolia, Turkey

St. Ephrem the Syrian

Deacon, Confessor and Doctor of the Church
also known Eprhaim
Born     c. 306 Nisibis Nizip (modern-day Turkey)
Died     9 June 373 Edessa Urfa (modern-day Turkey)
Honored in     All Christianity
28 January (Eastern Orthodox Church, Eastern Catholic Churches)
7th Saturday before Easter (Syriac Orthodox Church)
June 9 (Roman Catholic Church)
June 18 (Maronite Church)
Attributes Vine and scroll, deacon's vestments and thurible;
           with Saint Basil the Great; composing hymns with a lyre
Patronage Spiritual directors and spiritual leaders

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