St-Takla.org  >   books  >   en  >   church  >   synaxarium  >   13-nasea
St-Takla.org  >   books  >   en  >   church  >   synaxarium  >   13-nasea
 

Coptic Synaxarium (Coptic Orthodox Calendar)

4 El Nasiy
(The Fourth Day of the Blessed Month of El-Nasi)

 

The Departure of St. Leparius, Bishop of Rome

On this day, St. Leparius (Liberius), Bishop of Rome, departed. He was ordained during the reign of Emperor Constance, the son of Constantine. When Athanasius, Pope of Alexandria, and Paul, Patriarch of Constantinople, were exiled, they came to him. St. Liberius took them to Emperor Constance, who wrote to his brother, and they were allowed to return.

    After Constance was killed in Rome, Constantius sent to St. Liberius asking him to accept the followers of Arius, and to accept the exile of Athanasius, but he refused this petition. Constantius exiled St. Liberius, then came to Rome where he killed the killers of his brother. The heads of the monasteries and the priests met him and asked him to release their father Liberius. The emperor returned him from his exile, and he continued to teach and preach to his flock. He resisted the followers of Arius, until he departed in peace. He sat on the episcopal throne for fifteen years.

May his prayers be with us. Amen.

St-Takla.org                     Divider

Days of  the month of Pi Kogi Enavot (the Little Month): 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6


© st-takla.org : Saint Takla Haymanout Website: General Portal for the Coptic Orthodox Church Faith, Egypt / Contact us at:

Bible | Daily Readings | Agbeya | Books | Lyrics | Gallery | Media | Links | Contact us

https://st-takla.org/books/en/church/synaxarium/13-nasea/04-nasie-leparius.html