By Mike Aquilina
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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