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Historical Facts

Saint Ananias

Making History from Damascus

Saint Ananias is an early Syrian Christian who is best known for healing Saint Paul the Apostle and converting him to Christianity.

He lived in Damascus during the first century at the house that is known today as Saint Ananias Chapel.

Icon of Saint Ananias

Icon of Saint Ananias

This icon of Saint Ananias is on display in a very charming old church that is built in pure Damascene style and named after the Saint himself. The church is situated in the Midan Quarter, and it is one of the oldest churches in Damascus.