Gregory o Nyssa

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Gregory o Nyssa
Gregory of Nyssa.jpg
Icon o St. Gregory o Nyssa
(14t century fresco, Chora Kirk, Istanbul)
Cappadocian Father
Born c. 335
Neocaesarea, Cappadocia
Dee'd c. 395
Nyssa, Cappadocia
Veneratit in Eastren Orthodox Kirk
Oriental Orthodoxy
Roman Catholic Kirk
Anglican Communion
Canonised Pre-congregation
Feast 10 Januar (Eastren Christianity)
10 Januar (Roman Catholicism an Lutheran Kirk Missouri Synod[1])
14 Juin, wi Macrina (ELCA)
19 Julie, wi Macrina (Anglican Communion)
Attributes Vestit as a bishop.

Gregory o Nyssa, an aa kent as Gregory Nyssen (Greek: Γρηγόριος Νύσσης; c. 335 – c. 395), wis bishop o Nyssa frae 372 tae 376 an frae 378 till his daith. He is veneratit as a saunt in Roman Catholicism, Eastren Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, Lutheranism, an Anglicanism. Gregory, his elder brither Basil o Caesarea, an thair friend Gregory o Nazianzus are collectively kent as the Cappadocian Faithers.

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  1. Lutheranism 101, CPH, St. Louis, 2010, p. 277