Saint Gennadius of Constantinople



Priest, bishop and Patriarch of Constantinople from 458 to 471. Known for his learning, his biblical scholarship, and as a great speaker. Fought heresies of the period, and simony. Legend says he would not ordain a new priest until the candidate could recite the Psalms by heart.


MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gennadius of Constantinople“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 August 2016. Web. 24 June 2021. <>