Zacchaeus of Jerusalem

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Saint Zacchaeus
Bishop of Jerusalem
Died 116
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Church
Feast 23 August

Saint Zacchaeus of Jerusalem (died 116 AD?) is a 2nd-century Christian saint venerated by the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches. Also known also Zacharias, he was the fourth Bishop of Jerusalem. His feast day is August 23.[1]

According to Eusebius, he was a Jewish Christian. Little is known about his life although he is recognized as a saint. His episcopacy was about the years 112 to 116, when he probably died.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Catholic Online
  2. ^ Eusebius, Church History, Book V, chapter 12.