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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. Joe Joyce
    6 years ago

    I found this very helpful but i wish that they included what he was the patron saint of

  2. Alexander David Dumais
    6 years ago

    I was looking on google for information on saints that share the same name or birthdate as me when I found this page. Now that I have found it, I want to learn more about him. Is there anywhere else I can go to find information on this St. Alexander?

  3. Alejandro Barajas
    6 years ago

    I fell that this article helped me better understand my saint, which before I knew nothing about my saint. Thanks Catholic Online!

  4. Ilozumba Chukwuebuka Alexander
    6 years ago

    I've had my baptismal name since birth but know nothing about St.Alexander except that he is a Saint. I would want to be enlightened on his life,journey to Sainthood, prayers & any other information. I would greatly appreciate it.

  5. Barbara Trettel
    6 years ago

    I acquired a holy card with the name "SW.Aleksander" printed on it. Who would this be? Any help?

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