Ignatius

[ ig-ney-shuhs ]
/ ɪgˈneɪ ʃəs /

noun

Saint Ignatius Theophorus, a.d. c40–107?, bishop of Antioch and Apostolic Father.
Saint Nicetas, a.d. 799?–878, patriarch of Constantinople 846–858, 867–878.

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Ignatius
/ (ɪɡˈneɪʃɪəs) /

noun

Saint, surnamed Theophorus. died ?110 ad, bishop of Antioch. His seven letters, written on his way to his martyrdom in Rome, give valuable insight into the early Christian Church. Feast day: Oct 17 or Dec 17 or 20
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