Book of Saints – Alexander – 21 September


ALEXANDER (Saint) Bishop Martyr (September 21) (2nd century) A holy Bishop, whose See was in the neighbourhood of Rome. Having by his prayers recalled dead men to life, his fame spread about, and he was arrested and put to the torture. In the end he was beheaded on the Claudian Way, some twenty miles from Rome, in what precise year is unknown. Pope Saint Damasus in the fourth century translated his relics and enshrined them in one of the Roman churches.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Alexander”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 May 2012. Web. 25 September 2020. <>