St. Irenaeus of Lyons


 
Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 06/28


Patron Of: Archdiocese of Mobile, Alabama

Memorial
    28 June (Western Church)
    23 August (Eastern Church)

Profile
    Disciple of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna. Priest in 177. Bishop of Lyons. Worked and wrote against Gnosticism, basing his arguments on the works of Saint John, whose Gospel is often cited by Gnostics. Considered the first great Western ecclesiastical writer, he emphasized the unity of the Old and New Testaments, and of Christ's simultaneous human and divine nature. Father of the Church. Martyr.

Born
    c.130 in Asia Minor

Died
    martyred in 202 in Lyons, France
    tomb and relics were destroyed by Calvinists in 1562
    head in Saint John's church, Lyons, France

Name Meaning
    lover of peace; peaceful (greek)

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation

Patronage
    Mobile, Alabama, archdiocese of



See Related Items

All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.

Popular Items:

Cosmic Liturgy
Cosmic Liturgy - Paperback 
The Universe According To Maximus The
Item Number: 2459
Price: $19.96 $24.95 (20% discount)
Availability: In Stock. Ships in 1-2 Business Day

Qty:
Four Witnesses: The Early Church in Her Own Words
Four Witnesses: The Early Church in Her Own Words - Epub Digital Book 
by Rod Bennett
Item Number: 77346
Price: $17.56 $21.95 (20% discount)
Availability: In Stock. Ships in 1-2 Business Day

Qty:
Irenaeus of Lyons: Against the Heresies
St. Irenaeus of Lyons: Against the Heresies - Hardcover 
Ancient Christian Writers Series #55
Item Number: 57843
Price: $34.95
Availability: Ships within 10-20 Business Days

Qty:
Acts
Acts - Hardcover 
Ancient Christian Commentary on
Item Number: 59184
Price: $50.00
Availability: Ships within 7-10 Business Days

Qty:
Scandal Of The Incarnation
The Scandal Of The Incarnation - Paperback 
Irenaeus Against The Heresies
Item Number: 2404
Price: $11.96 $14.95 (20% discount)
Availability: In Stock. Ships in 1-2 Business Day

Qty:
Faith Database
Faith Database - PC Version - CD 
Over 1500 Resource Books and 10 Biblical
Item Number: 62371
Price: $31.96 $39.95 (20% discount)
Availability: In Stock. Ships in 1-2 Business Day

Qty:
Find a Wish List
Find a Registry

Catholic military chaplain registry




We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, Checks, Money Orders and Paypal.

Shopper Award
 
Information
Nextag Seller


By using our site you agree to our terms of use.
All content copyright 2017.
Special Features
 
--->