Saint Gregory Of Nyssa 10 January 2017

Saint Gregory of Nyssa mosaic

image: Saint Gregory of Nyssa mosaic Hosios Loukas Monastery, Boeotia, Greece-early 11th century Byzantine-source Chatzidakis. Byzantine Art in Greece

Saint Gregory Of Nyssa

January 10.
Saint Gregory of Nyssa, the brother of Saint Basil and the son of Saints Basil and Emmilia, was a married man when he began studying for the priesthood. He became Bishop of Nyssa and fought Arianism and was a prominent figure at the Council of Constantinople. He became a great writer and defender of orthodoxy.

Saint of the Day

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