Book of Saints – Peter – 9 January

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(Saint) Bishop (January 9) (4th century) A native of Cappadocia (Asia Minor), and younger brother of Saint Basil and of Saint Gregory of Nyssa. Appointed Bishop of Sebaste in Armenia, he was conspicuous for his zeal in defence of the Faith against the Arians. He took part in the General Council of Constantinople (A.D. 381). He died (A.D. 387) in the eighth year of his Episcopate, and was at once invoked as a Saint by his sorrowing flock.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Peter”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 September 2016. Web. 4 August 2021. <>