Saint Heraclas of Alexandria

Memorial

Profile

Brother of Saint Plutarch of Alexandria. Spiritual student of Origen. Succeeded Origen as the head of the catechetical school at Alexandria, Egypt. Patriarch of Alexandria in 231.

Born

Died

  • 247 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Heraclas of Alexandria“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 June 2013. Web. 6 May 2015. <>