Saint Philastrius of Brescia

Also known as

  • Philaster of Brescia

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Priest. Bishop of Brescia, Italy. Bishop during a time of Arian disturbances, he strongly opposed and wrote against the heresy, working with Saint Ambrose of Milan and Saint Augustine of Hippo. Participated in the Synod of Aquileia of 381. Known for his charity to the poor of his flock.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Philastrius of Brescia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 July 2015. Web. 29 August 2015. <>