Daily Catholic Quote from St. Ephrem the Syrian, Deacon and Doctor of the Church

"The Crowning of the Virgin by the Trinity" (detail) by Velázquez

“The Crowning of the Virgin by the Trinity” (detail) by Velázquez

“Through Eve, the beautiful and desirable glory of men was extinguished; but it has revived through Mary” (St. Ephrem the Syrian, Deacon and Doctor of the Church)


June 9 is the Optional Memorial of St. Ephrem, Deacon and Doctor of the Church (306 – 373).

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