Book of Saints – Macarius of Jerusalem

Saint Macarius of JerusalemArticle

(Saint) Bishop (March 10) (4th century) The 39th Patriarch of Jerusalem and a strenuous defender of the Orthodox Faith against the Arians. He was the first of the Bishops of Palestine to subscribe the Canons of the Council of Nicaoa (A.D. 325). During his Episcopate the Empress Saint Helena recovered the True Cross, and it was he who planned Constantine’s magnificent Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre. He died about A.D. 353.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Macarius of Jerusalem”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 November 2014. Web. 22 September 2017. <>