Born in the early 4th Century, during his lifetime he was a poet, teacher, orator, and defender of the Christian faith. St. Ephrem is the only Syrian recognized as a doctor of the Church. He took upon himself the special task of opposing the many false doctrines rampant at his time, always remaining a true and forceful defender of the Catholic Church. For more about this saint and for the Lenten Prayer of St. Ephrem the Syrian, please click on the image. Peace be with you!