Saint Athanasius of Jerusalem

Also known as

  • Atanasio

Memorial

Profile

Deacon in Jerusalem. Denounced the heretic Theodosius who had deposed Saint Juvenal as bishop of Jerusalem. Arrested, scourged and martyred for his support of orthodoxy and the decrees of the Council of Chalcedon.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Athanasius of Jerusalem“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 August 2012. Web. 2 August 2015. <>