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By Mike Aquilina

occasions swap, yet human nature doesn't. Neither do the day-by-day struggles that every one Christians event of their stroll with the Lord. this 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, a minimum of within the earliest centuries of Christianity, we'd like clever information to direct us at the street to holiness.

In A yr with the Church Fathers, renowned Patristics specialist Mike Aquilina gathers the wisest, such a lot sensible teachings and exhortations from the Fathers of the Church, and offers them in a structure ideal for day-by-day meditation and suggestion. The Fathers have been the fast inheritors of the riches of the Apostolic Age, and their intimacy with the revelation of Jesus Christ is fantastically obtrusive 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. enable Tertullian train you ways to transparent your brain sooner than prayer. learn St. Gregory the good and deepen your love for the Eucharist. Do you be afflicted by soreness or disease? St. John Chrysostom's counsels will refresh you. Do you will have hassle curtailing your urge for food for meals and different fleshly issues? St. John Cassian will train you the genuine technique to moderation and self-control.

A yr with the Church Fathers isn't the same as a examine consultant, and greater than a set 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 progress that's sure to convey you towards God and His fact. From the Church Fathers we must always anticipate not anything less.

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