St. Anastasius I

St. Anastasius I Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 12/19


Memorial
    19 December
    formerly 27 April

Profile
    All that is known of his early life is that he was considered pious as a youth, and cared nothing for material things as an adult. Pope Immediately involved in the turmoil resulting from the heretical writings of Origen. Convened a synod to condemn the works. Fought against the heresy of Donatism. Friend of Saint Augustine, Saint Jerome, and Saint Paulinus of Nola.

Born
    4th century in Rome, Italy

Ascension
    27 November 399

Died
    402 of natural causes

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation



All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.


 
 

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