St. Ephrem: Doctor of the Church, ‘Harp of the Holy Spirit’

June 9 is the optional memorial of St. Ephrem of Syria, deacon, Doctor of the Church, hymnographer, and theologian of the 4th century. Known as the “Harp of the Holy Spirit”, St. Ephrem was born around 306 A.D. in Nisibis, Mesopotamia. He is the only Syrian Father who is honored as a Doctor of the Universal Church.

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