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Saint Timothy

Let no one have contempt for your youth, but set an example for those who would believe, in speech, conduct, love, faith, and purity.

    Facts about St. Timothy

  • Timothy was born in Asia Minor in 70 A.D. to a Jewish mother and Greek father.
  • St. Paul encountered him on a missionary journey. Timothy became Paul's close companion, and he was entrusted with very important missions.
  • Timothy became the bishop of Ephesus, and he was jailed at least once for the Christian faith.