By Mike Aquilina
In A 12 months with the Church Fathers, well known Patristics professional Mike Aquilina gathers the wisest, such a lot sensible teachings and exhortations from the Fathers of the Church, and offers them in a structure excellent for day-by-day meditation and suggestion. The Fathers have been the instant inheritors of the riches of the Apostolic Age, and their intimacy with the revelation of Jesus Christ is superbly 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. permit Tertullian educate you the way to transparent your brain prior to prayer. learn St. Gregory the nice and deepen your love for the Eucharist. Do you be afflicted by soreness or affliction? St. John Chrysostom's counsels will refresh you. Do you may have hassle curtailing your urge for food for foodstuff and different fleshly issues? St. John Cassian will train you the real technique to moderation and self-control.
A 12 months with the Church Fathers isn't the same as a research advisor, and greater than a suite of pious passages. it's a year-long retreat that during quite a few mins on a daily basis will lead you on a cycle of contemplation, prayer, answer, and religious progress that's bound to deliver you toward God and His fact. From the Church Fathers we must always anticipate not anything less.
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A Year With The Church Fathers: Patristic Wisdom for Daily Living by Mike Aquilina