St. Clement of Alexandria

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 12/04


Memorial
    4 December

Profile
    Teacher at the Catechetical School in Alexandria, Egypt. He trained the famous theologian and teacher Origen. Writer and confessor of the faith. During the persecution of 202 Clement fled to Caesarea, Cappadocia where he governed the diocese during the imprisonment of his student, Bishop Alexander.

Born
    probably at Athens, Greece, as Titus Flavius Clemens

Died
    217 of natural causes

Name Meaning
    kind (Clement - latin)

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation



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