A Year With The Church Fathers: Patristic Wisdom for Daily by Mike Aquilina

By Mike Aquilina

instances swap, yet human nature doesn't. Neither do the day-by-day struggles that each one Christians event of their stroll with the Lord. this present day as thousand years in the past we struggle anger, delight, lust, religious sloth. Now as then we try to be extra diligent in prayer, extra trustworthy to the commandments, extra sufferer and charitable towards others. And in our time, not less than within the earliest centuries of Christianity, we'd like clever assistance to direct us at the street to holiness.

In A 12 months with the Church Fathers, renowned Patristics professional Mike Aquilina gathers the wisest, so much sensible teachings and exhortations from the Fathers of the Church, and offers them in a layout excellent for day-by-day meditation and concept. The Fathers have been the speedy inheritors of the riches of the Apostolic Age, and their intimacy with the revelation of Jesus Christ is fantastically obvious all through their theological and pastoral writings: a profound patrimony that's ours to learn and cherish and revenue from.

Learn to humbly settle for correction from St. Clement of Rome. allow Tertullian train you ways to transparent your brain prior to prayer. learn St. Gregory the nice and deepen your love for the Eucharist. Do you be afflicted by ache or ailment? St. John Chrysostom's counsels will refresh you. Do you may have hassle curtailing your urge for food for nutrition and different fleshly issues? St. John Cassian will educate you the genuine approach to moderation and self-control.

A 12 months with the Church Fathers isn't like a research advisor, and greater than a suite of pious passages. it's a year-long retreat that during quite a few mins each day will lead you on a cycle of contemplation, prayer, answer, and religious development that's sure to deliver you towards God and His fact. From the Church Fathers we should always count on not anything less.

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