Saint Anysius of Thessalonica

Also known as

  • Anysius of Salonika



Bishop of Thessalonica, Macedonia in 383, he was involved in the political and religious struggles of the time. Vicar apostolic of Illyricum. Defended Saint John Chrysostom during that saint’s exile. Highly regarded by his peers, Saint John Chrysostom, Saint Ambrose of Milan, Pope Saint Innocent I, and Pope Saint Leo the Great.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Anysius of Thessalonica“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 July 2012. Web. 13 October 2015. <>