Catholic Dictionary

Term

TITUS, EPISTLE TO

Definition

A letter of St. Paul to Titus, a native of Antioch who became one of the apostle's faithful companions. Paul wrote after Titus became Bishop of Crete, and instructed him about the heresies, mainly Gnosticism, that he had to combat, and about methods of church organization. The letter was written as Paul was on his way East after his first impisonment in Rome.