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Saint of the Day – 13 June – Saint Tryphillius (Died 370)

Saint of the Day – 13 June – Saint Tryphillius (Died 370) Bishop of
Nicosia, Cyprus, eloquent and learned Priest, Defender of the True Faith against Arianism and of St Athanasius of Alexandria. Born in Rome, Italy and died in 370 of natural causes. Also known as – Triphyllius, Trifilio, Trifillo.

Tryphillius was educated in law at the school of Beirut. He converted to Christianity and was named Bishop of Nicosis.

He was a disciple of Saint Spyridon of Trimythous. He was also an ardent supporter of St Athanasius of Alexandria against the Arians. Saint Athanasius praised Tryphillius for his adherence to orthodoxy and consequently, the Arians turned their attacks on him.

Tryphillius lived in simplicity without pomp or splendour,and preached everyday. St Jerome considered him one of the most eloquent Church figures of the era.

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4 thoughts on “Saint of the Day – 13 June – Saint Tryphillius (Died 370)

    1. Annie, are you making fun of me? Well, I do notice things like that, especially, hands. Great way to remember somebody without being too obtrusive.

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