Tuesday, February 21, 2012


St. Amasius

Feast day: January 23
Died: 356

 Died 356. Amasius, a Greek driven from the East by the Arians, became second bishop of Teano in 346. His cult is still flourishing in several dioceses of central Italy

Bishop and exile, involved in the Arian persecution of his era. Amasius was a Greek who had to flee his homeland because of the Arian heresy. He went to Italy and was named the bishop of Teano in 346.

No comments:

Post a Comment