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  St. Alexander, Bishop and Martyr. Alexander was a student with Origen at the famous Christian school of Alexandria in the late second century. He became bishop of Cappadocia and during the persecution of Severus was imprisoned for several years (204-211). Following his release from prison, he made a pilgrimage to Jerusalem and was proclaimed coadjutor bishop there in the year 212. Demetrius, the bishop of Alexandria, censured Alexander for ... Continue Reading

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  1. Silvia M.
    4 years ago

    Every now and again I too feel as if I have been thrown to the wild beast. Life can be hard sometimes especially in times when I have been most honest with myself and others, The feeling of being rejected is a hard feeling to handle on your own, but there is always a piece of moral fibre to be built, a lesson from God to be learned. And when you try to recognize what the lesson is, and learn in your heart from it, the wild beast really won't appear to be so scary. Thank you St. Alexander if you can do it we all can do it!

  2. alyssa
    4 years ago

    i was asked what my conformation name would be and the name alexander has always had a special place in my heart, but after seeing what a cool and inspiring story he has there is no dout in my mine tht i am taking alexander for my conformation name.

  3. Kelly
    4 years ago

    I am searching for a good boys name for the impending arrival of our child in January. Alexander is a name from my husband's ancestry, I wanted to make sure it had solid Catholic connections. The last sentence of the article was very reassuring that this was a name for our times:

    "Today when we are criticized by friends and society for the moral tenets of our Faith, St. Alexander is a prime example of how we should stand fast in the face of ridicule and ostracism."

    Thank you.

  4. Alex
    4 years ago

    This helped with my r.s

  5. Hello
    4 years ago

    is Alexander the Great a saint?

  6. yohanna
    4 years ago

    alexander will be my son's baptismal name. I'm really really love my religion

  7. ALEX
    4 years ago


  8. Alex
    4 years ago

    I like this saint .

  9. Macie
    4 years ago

    This was helpful! but when was he born? Thanks(:

  10. Alex
    4 years ago

    very helpful for my report, where may i find any other info. on him? i will look, but it's really hard! Super helpful! Thanks.

  11. Andrew Son
    4 years ago

    HELLO! Wonderful to read about this saint who stood steadfast to the faith.

    Is he the "most famous" Saint Alexander?

    God bless+

  12. Nwachukwu daniel
    5 years ago

    This site give great bcos i hav learnt about of i used for my catholic confirmation.Thank you

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  13. Alex
    5 years ago

    This site is useful. St Alexander is my Saint name.

  14. Maryrose
    5 years ago

    This site is really helpful with a project

  15. Mary rose
    5 years ago

    this site is really helpful :)

  16. 5 years ago

    this site is very useful and helped me a lot with choosing my saint name for confirmation

  17. Marie
    5 years ago

    This is vey helpful. But does anybody know why he was put into the Canon of the Mass?

  18. Molly
    6 years ago

    sweeeeeet thats me last name

  19. alex
    6 years ago

    this site really helped with my science progect

  20. Harold Gersa
    6 years ago

    This site was very helpful because I am doing a report on St. Alexander for my religion class at college. I wish that they included the date when he was born, or what he's the patron saint of, too.

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