Prayers, Quips and Quotes: St. Cyril of Jerusalem, Feast Day March 18

St. Cyril of Jerusalem
St. Cyril of Jerusalem


The feast day of St. Cyril of Jerusalem is celebrated on March 18.

St. Cyril was born in 315. He was raised in Jerusalem by a Christian family. Little is known about his early life. He was ordained by St. Maximus. He was a great instructor of catecheumans who were studying to become baptized into the church.

While serving as Bishop of Jerusalem, he was exiled from Jerusalem three times by the Arianists who denied the belief in the divinity of Christ. After his final return to Jerusalem he he attended the Council of Constantinople. He died in 386 at the age of 70.

St. Cyril is a Doctor of the Church.



If Christ could change water into wine, can He not change wine into His own blood?


Quote of St. Cyril of Jerusalem

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