When did St. Patrick become a pope?
St. Patrick was never a pope. He was a bishop.
The pope ordered Patrick to return to Britain and Ireland as a missionary.
Pope Benedict XVI is no relation to St. Patrick.
Pope Celestine sent St. Patrick to England and Ireland.
Saint Patrick was never a pope.
Pope Celestine was the pope who sent Patrick to evangelize England and Ireland.
Pope Celestine sent St. Patrick to Ireland.
Was Patrick the bishop of Rome? No. That would have made him the pope and he was never a pope.
St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland, and is credited with bringing Christianity to the country. Although he was never officially canonized by a Pope, he came to be known as a symbol of Catholicism in Ireland and a big part of its national identity.
Saint Patrick was a bishop assigned by the pope to Christianize Ireland.
Patrick was elevated to bishop by Pope Celestine I. After death he was raised to sainthood.
Patrick was already familiar with Ireland and its people and spoke the language.
Pope Benedict never worked as a slave. I believe you have him confused with St. Patrick.
St. David did not become a pope. He was an Old Testament King of the Jewish people.
St. Augustine of Canterbury was never the pope.
St. Patrick was not exactly exiled. He was asked by the pope to return to Ireland as a missionary. He went out of obedience which was required of his office as bishop.
Are you referring to St. Patrick? He was a 5th century bishop and missionary who was sent by Pope Celestine I to Ireland to convert the pagan Druids to Catholicism.
Pope Celestine I asked Patrick to return to Ireland as a missionary and bishop.
Patrick became a priest and was later made a bishop by Pope Celestine I and sent to Ireland as a missionary.
No, St. Peter was the first pope.
The Apostle to the Gentiles, St. Paul, was never a pope.
For about the first millennium of Christianity canonization was done regionally, so St. Patrick would have been canonized by his local Bishop. Formal canonization like we see today did not begin until 993 with Saint Ulrich who was canonized by Pope John XV.
St. Patrick was dead when he became a saint. That is a primary requisite for becoming a saint.
No, when he was ordained a bishop by Pope Celestine I his name was changed.
There was no pope named Athanasius. There was, however, a Pope St. ANASTASIUS who was elected November 27, 399.
A person does not study to become a bishop. They study to become a priest and then work for many years as a priest. If their is a vacancy for a bishop the pope may appoint the person to be a bishop, which Pope Celestine did before he sent Patrick back to be a missionary in Ireland about the year 433.
Patrick eventually became a priest, then a bishop and missionary to England and Ireland.
Patrick, by his example and preaching, converted much of Ireland to Christianity.
Another answer from our community: Linus became pope upon the death of St. Peter which happened between 64 and 67 AD.
There was no canonization process in place when Patrick died, that came about in the 12th century. He would have been declared a saint by popular acclamation and his sainthood approved by a local bishop soon after he died in 467. Today only the pope can declare a saint and only after a lengthy canonization process.
Patrick has never been 'de-sainted.'
St. Patrick was born into a Catholic family. His father was a deacon and his grandfather a priest.
St. Patrick was not a monk. He became a priest and, later, a bishop.
The most famous pope in my opinion is St Peter. Not only did he become a Saint, he was the first pope, he was pope for the longest amount of time and he was one of Jesus's apostle's.
Pope Celestine I gave him the name "Patercius" or "Patritius" at the time he made him a bishop and sent him as a missionary to Ireland. His original name was Maewyn Succat. .
Maewyn Succat was Saint Patrick's original birth name. It was changed to Patrick when the pope sent him back to Ireland as a bishop and missionary.
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Pope St. Gregory I, the Great, served as pope from September 3, 590, until his death on March 12, 604.
About the year AD432 he was sent back to Ireland as a bishop and missionary by Pope Celestine I.
St. Patrick did not aspire to become a saint. He simply tried to do the will of God in the best way possible and that led to him being declared a saint.
St. David of Wales was canonized in the year 1120 by Pope Callistus II.
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Maewyn Succatt (later known as Patrick) was forced to work as a shepherd in Ireland.
Patrick was able to convice the people to forget about their pagan Druid gods and become Christians.
Sylvester was elevated to the papacy in the year 314.
Upon the death of Palladius, whom Pope Celestine had sent to the Irish as their first bishop in 431, St. Patrick was appointed his successor.
Patrick's original name was Maewyn Succat, meaning 'War Like.' Pope Celestine decided that was not a proper name for a bishop so changed his name to Patricius (Patrick) before he sent him to Ireland as a bishop.
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