Saint Joseph Studita of Thessalonica

Saint Joseph Studita of ThessalonicaAlso known as

  • Joseph of Thessalonica
  • Joseph of Thessaly
  • Joseph the Studite

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Brother of Saint Theodore the Studite. Monk. Hymnist. Bishop of Thessalonica. Fought hard to maintain ecclesiastical discipline with his priests, and to fend off the iconoclasts who wanted to destroy images in the churches, which eventually led to his exile to Thessaly by civil authorities. Martyr.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Joseph Studita of Thessalonica“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 July 2016. Web. 4 December 2016. <>