Saint Maximus of Alexandria

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Priest in Alexandria, Egypt. When Saint Dionysius of Alexandria was exiled in 257, Maximus governed the patriarchate of Alexandria. Chosen bishop of Alexandria in 265. Studied at and supported the catechetical school in Alexandria. Drove the corrupt heretical bishop Paul of Samosata into exile from Egypt.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Maximus of Alexandria“. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 November 2021. Web. 3 December 2021. <>