June 9: St. Ephrem

St. Ephrem from childhood suffered persecution especially from his pagan father. His father banished him all because of his unflinching faith in Christ. The God he served helped him to find shelter and refuge with Saint James, Bishop of Nisibis who afterwards put him through education. God endowed him with...

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May 2: St. Athanasius

Bishop and Doctor of the Church Born: about 296 at Alexandria. Died: MAY 2, 373 Saint Athanasius was popularly known as the “the Great Champion of faith.”  He inherited this faith from his Christian parents. He has his mentor bishop Alexander from his native city. He made a constant progress in...

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