Saint Cyril of Caesarea

Pictorial Lives of the Saints illustration for Saint Cyril, MartyrAlso known as

  • Cyril of Kayseri



Raised in a wealthy pagan family, in his youth Cyril was baptized in secret. When his family learned of his conversion, his father banished him from the family estate. Cyril was imprisoned for his faith, and ordered by local officials to renounce Christianity and sacrifice to idols; he refused. Martyr.



MLA Citation

  • “Saint Cyril of Caesarea“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 December 2018. Web. 1 December 2020. <>