Tag Archives: Doctor of the Church

Saint of the Day: Athanasius

From Catholic Culture: St. Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria and a great defender of the orthodox faith, throughout his life opposed the Arian heresy. By denying the Godhead of the Word the Arians turned Christ into a mere man, only higher … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day: St. Ambrose

Bishop, Father and Doctor of the Church. Today is the Memorial of St. Ambrose. “St. Ambrose of Milan’s life (Sant Ambroggio de Milano in Italian) is a particularly fascinating story.  St. Ambrose was born around 339 in what is now … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day

St. Pius X, Pope Link here. I forgot to post on St. Bernard yesterday read about him here.

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St.Lawrence of Brindisi, Doctor of the Church

Today is his feast day. From today’s Office of Reading ( Sermon by St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Doctor of the Church): Preaching is an apostolic duty There is a spiritual life that we share with the angels of heaven and … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day

Bishop and Doctor of the Church St. Bonaventure Read about him here. Excerpt: “St. Bonaventure’s theology is always written with holy passion, in the tradition of St. Augustine, and always directed towards increasing the depth and intensity of the spiritual … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Ephrem Deacon and Doctor

St. Ephrem died in 373. His feast day is today. This excerpt is from one of his sermons: Lord, shed upon our darkened souls the brilliant light of your wisdom so that we may be enlightened and serve you with … Continue reading

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