Fathers of the Church

February 3, 2017

Feast of St. Maximus the Confessor, January 21 (OS) / February 3 (NS)

From the Prologue of Ochrid: “Maximus was a Constantinopolian by birth and, at first, a high-ranking courtier at the court of Emperor Heraclius and, after that, […]
January 31, 2017

St. Athanasius on the Goodness of God to Man

For this cause, then, death having gained upon men, and corruption abiding upon them, the race of man was perishing; the rational man made in God’s […]
January 14, 2016

The Feast of the Circumcision of Our Lord Jesus Christ, January 1st (OS) / 14th (NS)

  “And when eight days were acomplished for the circumcising of the child, His Name was called Jesus, which was so name of the Angel before […]
January 8, 2016

St. Peter Chrysologus on the Nativity of Our Lord

A Homily by St. Peter Chrysologus, Archbishop of Ravenna, on the Nativity of Our Lord God and Saviour, Jesus Christ.   Today in order for me, […]