New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Alexander – 18 March


(251) Martyr, bishop in Cappadocia. He was later coadjutor Bishop of Jerusalem; ordained Origen to the priesthood; and built a library at Jerusalem. After cruel torments he died in chains. Feast, 18 March.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Alexander”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 July 2012. Web. 4 September 2015. <>