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  • "Again, Herodias Seeks the Head of John in a Basin" ~ The exile and death of Saint John Chrysostom

    09/14/2019 1:32:18 PM PDT · by Antoninus · 1 replies
    Gloria Romanorum ^ | September 14, 2018 | Florentius
    Today, September 14, is the 1,611th anniversary of the death of Saint John Chrysostom, the great patriarch of Constantinople. St. John perished while on his way to a more distant exile on the shores of the Black Sea in AD 407. Though an outstanding orator and one of the greatest theologians of the early Church, John became embroiled in the religious and political factions in Constantinople. He was particularly known for railing against the excesses of the imperial court, drawing the ire of the Empress Eudoxia, wife of Arcadius, who felt that John’s invectives against immodest and gaudy female dress...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Saint John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (Gueranger)

    01/26/2018 9:28:53 PM PST · by CMRosary
    White Double BEFORE OUR EMMANUEL came upon this our earth, men were as sheep without a shepherd; the flock was scattered, and the human race was hastening on to perdition. Jesus would, therefore, not only be the Lamb that was to be slain for our sins; he made himself, moreover, a Shepherd, that so he might bring is all back to the divine fold. But a he had to leave us when he ascended into heaven, he has provided for the wants of his sheep by providing us with a succession of Pastors who should, in his name, feed...
  • The Easter Sermon of St. John Chrysostom

    03/27/2016 12:49:39 PM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies
    Church of St. Michael ^ | March 27, 2016 | Fr. George Rutler
    This week in place of the regular Pastor's Column, we share the Paschal joy of the Hieratikon (Catechetical Sermon) of Saint John Chrysostom. Are there any who are devout lovers of God? Let them enjoy this beautiful bright festival! Are there any who are grateful servants? Let them rejoice and enter into the joy of their Lord! Are there any weary with fasting? Let them now receive their wages! If any have toiled from the first hour, let them receive their due reward; If any have come after the third hour, let him with gratitude join in the Feast! And...
  • Benedict XVI’s Nearly Unnoticed Letter on St. John Chrysostom (Fr. Z)

    11/13/2007 8:36:47 AM PST · by Pyro7480 · 16 replies · 36+ views
    What Does The Prayer Really Say? ^ | 11/13/2007 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    On 8 November, the Holy See released a letter of Pope Benedict for the 1600th anniversary of the death of St. John Chrysostom, a doctor of the Church of great importance to both the West and the Eastern Churches. The occasion of the letter was a conference being held at the Patristic Institute (and my school) the "Augustinianum". This is a "Letter", not a "Message" or a "Discourse". It is not an "Apostolic Letter". It is not too long, but it is one of the best written Letters I have seen for a while. There was a CNS story on...
  • "Insulting God"

    07/06/2007 6:51:34 AM PDT · by xzins · 43 replies · 396+ views
    Early Church Fathers ^ | John Chrysostom
    Homily I. Philemon i. 1-3.-"Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy our brother, unto Philemon our dearly beloved, and fellow-laborer, And to our beloved Apphia, and Archippus our fellow-soldier, and to the Church in thy house: Grace to you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ." These things are said to a master in behalf of a servant. Immediately at the outset, he has pulled down his spirit, and not suffered him to be ashamed, he has quenched his anger; calling himself a prisoner, he strikes him with compunction, and makes him collect himself, and...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-13-04, Memorial, St John Chrysostom, bishop & doctor-Church

    09/13/2004 6:49:11 AM PDT · by Salvation · 11 replies · 216+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 09-13-04 | New American Bible
    September 13, 2004 Memorial of Saint John Chrysostom, bishop and doctor of the Church Psalm: Monday 40 Reading I Responsorial Psalm Gospel Reading I1 Cor 11:17-26, 33 Brothers and sisters: In giving this instruction, I do not praise the fact that your meetings are doing more harm than good. First of all, I hear that when you meet as a Church there are divisions among you, and to a degree I believe it; there have to be factions among you in order that also those who are approved among you may become known. When you meet in one place,...
  • The Translators

    03/31/2003 4:09:49 PM PST · by Commander8 · 2 replies · 152+ views
    QUESTION: Who were the translators of the King James Bible.