Daily Catholic Quote from St. Irenaeus

"Madonna and Child" by Sassoferrato

“Madonna and Child” by Sassoferrato

“The Word Himself, born of Mary who was still a Virgin, rightly received in birth the recapitulation of Adam, thereby recapitulating Adam Himself.” (Saint Irenaeus; Bishop of Lyons; Against Heresies; Jurgens I § 223)


June 28 is the Memorial of St. Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr (130 – 202).

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