The Vigil of Easter, 2017
Chrysostom (347-407 AD)
Are there any who are devout lovers of God? Let them enjoy this beautiful bright festival!
Are there any who are grateful servants? 478 more words
There are various forms of a quotation, all attributed to St. John Chrysostom: “The road to hell is paved with the skulls of bishops,” or: “The road to Hell is paved with the bones of priests and monks, and the skulls of bishops are the lamp posts that light the path.” 251 more words
How easy it is to succumb to the privatized faith syndrome summarized in this statement: “Jesus and I have a good thing going and I don’t need the church to mess it up.” Certainly the church is always working to match its conduct with its creed. 285 more words
St. John Chrysostom’s unmatched skill in public speaking led him to become one of the most famous preachers in his own day and in ours. 262 more words