Cyril of Alexandria

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Cyril of Alexandria

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(Biography) Saint. ?375–444 ad, Christian theologian and patriarch of Alexandria. Feast day: June 27 or June 9
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The celebration marked the feast day of St. Cyril of Alexandria, the saint of the day for the pre-Vatican n liturgical calendar, and Burke used the opportunity to extol the saint's heroic virtue in defending the faith against the counsel of "many of his fellow bishops who urged him to be silent in order to maintain the facade of unity in the church."
The graduation ceremony for Tommy Geromichalos and fellow members of St. Cyril of Alexandria School's Class of 2008 seemed typical enough.
For example, in St. Cyril of Alexandria: The Christological Controversy (1994), J.