St. Irenaeus

Daily Catholic Quote — from St. Irenaeus

Blessed Virgin Mary with Roses (detail) Artwork © by Jef Murray

“The Virgin Mary… being obedient to His word, received from an angel the glad tidings that she would bear God.” (Saint Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons; Against Heresies, 5:19:1; A.D. 180) The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is January 1. The Memorial of St. Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr (A.D. 130 – 202), is June 28. Please share on social media. […]

Daily Catholic Quote — from St. Irenaeus

Blessed Virgin Mary with Roses (detail) Artwork © by Jef Murray

“The Virgin Mary… being obedient to His word, received from an angel the glad tidings that she would bear God.” (Saint Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons; Against Heresies, 5:19:1; A.D. 180) The Memorial of St. Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr (A.D. 130 – 202) is June 28. Please share on social media. Print this entry

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Irenaeus

Blessed Virgin Mary with Roses (detail) Artwork © by Jef Murray

“The Virgin Mary… being obedient to His word, received from an angel the glad tidings that she would bear God.” (Saint Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons; Against Heresies, 5:19:1; A.D. 180) January 1 is the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. June 28 is the Memorial of St. Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr (A.D. 130 – 202). Print this entry

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Irenaeus

“The Virgin Mary… being obedient to His word, received from an angel the glad tidings that she would bear God.” (Saint Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons; Against Heresies, 5:19:1; A.D. 180) June 28 is the Memorial of St. Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr (A.D. 130 – 202). Print this entry

Did You Know St. Hippolytus Refuted Astrology in the Third Century?

Astrology has its roots in the astral omens of ancient Mesopotamia dating back to the third millennium before the birth of Christ.[1] The ancient Babylonians presumed astronomical observations of the configuration of celestial bodies gave them the ability to predict the future. These astral omens (omina) involved occultic beliefs that events in the natural world, such as lightening, cloud movements, […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Ireneaus

"Mary Untier of Knots" (detail) by Johann Georg Melchior

“…the knot of Eve’s disobedience was loosed by the obedience of Mary. For what the virgin Eve had bound fast through unbelief, this did the virgin Mary set free through faith.” (St. Ireneaus, Against Heresies, III.22.4) June 28 is the Memorial of St. Ireneaus, Bishop and Martyr (130 – 202). If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using the Recommend and Social Media buttons below and via email. […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Irenaeus

“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; ca. A. D. 140 – ca. A. D. 202; Against Heresies; Jurgens I § 223) June 28 is the Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary. If you liked […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Irenaeus

“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). If you liked this Catholic quote, please share it with your friends […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Ireneaus

“Having founded and built the Church, the blessed apostles entrusted the episcopal office to Linus, who is mentioned by Paul in the Epistles to Timothy; Linus was succeeded by Anacletus; after him, in the third place from the apostles, the bishopric fell to Clement, who had seen the blessed apostles and conversed with them, and still had their preaching ringing […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Irenaeus

“The Virgin Mary,… being obedient to His word, received from an angel the glad tidings that she would bear God.” (Saint Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons; Against Heresies, 5:19:1; A.D. 180/199) June 28 is the Memorial of St. Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr (A.D. 130 – 202) If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using the […]