St. John Chrysostom

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. John Chrysostom

St. John Chrysostom

“The love of husband and wife is the force that welds society together” (St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) September 13 is the Memorial of St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (A.D. 349 – 407). Print this entry

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. John Chrysostom

St. John Chrysostom

“Prayer is the place of refuge for every worry, a foundation for cheerfulness, a source of constant happiness, a protection against sadness.” (St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) September 13 is the Memorial of St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (A.D. 349 – 407). Print this entry

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. John Chrysostom

St. John Chrysostom

“If the Magi had come in search of an earthly King, they would have been disconcerted at finding that they had taken the trouble to come such a long way for nothing. Consequently they would have neither adored nor offered gifts. But since they sought a heavenly King, though they found in Him no signs of royal pre-eminence, yet, content […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. John Chrysostom

St. John Chrysostom

“If we approach with faith, we too will see Jesus…for the Eucharistic table takes the place of the crib. Here the Body of the Lord is present, wrapped not in swaddling clothes but in the rays of the Holy Spirit.” (St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) September 13 is the Memorial of St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. John Chrysostom

St. John Chrysostom

“The love of husband and wife is the force that welds society together” (St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) September 13 is the Memorial of St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (A.D. 349 – 407). Print this entry

Daily Catholic Quote from St. John Chrysostom

St. John Chrysostom

“We take care of our possessions for our children, but of the children themselves we take no care at all. What an absurdity is this! Form the soul of thy son aright, and all the rest will be added hereafter.” (St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) September 13 is the Memorial of St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. John Chrysostom

St. John Chrysostom Bishop and Doctor of the Church

“If the Magi had come in search of an earthly King, they would have been disconcerted at finding that they had taken the trouble to come such a long way for nothing. Consequently they would have neither adored nor offered gifts. But since they sought a heavenly King, though they found in Him no signs of royal pre-eminence, yet, content […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. John Chrysostom

St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

“‘So then, brethren stand fast, and hold the traditions which you were taught, whether by word, or by Epistle of ours’ (2 Thessalonians 2:15). Hence it is manifest, that they did not deliver all things by Epistle, but many things also unwritten, and in like manner both the one and the other are worthy of credit. Therefore let us think […]

Lord, will those who are saved be few?

"Christ the Consolator" by Bloch

I once heard a comment from a friend who was preparing a homily for today’s passage from Luke’s Gospel (cf. Luke 13:22-30 below). He was finding it difficult to preach on the “fact” that there will be so few in heaven. He has no problem on preaching about death, judgment, Heaven and Hell; but, he is disturbed and sad that there will […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. John Chrysostom

St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

“What the soul is in the body, let Christians be in the world.” (St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Please help us in our mission to assist readers to integrate their Catholic faith, family and work. Tell your family and friends about this article using both the Share and the Recommend buttons below and via email. We […]