Jun 09

Saint Ephraim of Syria

June 9th IV century

Efrén (Masculino)
en Nisibis, in current Syrian arab republic
in Edessa, in current Iraq
June 9th
Saint Ephraim, Deacon and doctor of the Church, who first worked at Nisibis, his homeland, the Ministry of preaching and teaching of the doctrine, but when the Persians invaded Nisibis moved to Edessa, in Osrhoene, where, with the disciples who had followed him, began a theological school, exercising his Ministry with the word and writings. Famous for his austerity of life and the richness of its doctrine, the exquisite hymns composed by deserved to be called "zither of the Holy Spirit". Roman martyrology