Lenten Quote of the Week: Ephrem of Edessa

February 20, 2016 Comments Off on Lenten Quote of the Week: Ephrem of Edessa

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“We give glory to You, Lord, who raised up Your cross to span the jaws of death.”

– St. Ephrem of Edessa

Lenten Quotes from the Church Fathers and Mothers: St. Gregory the Great

March 15, 2014 Comments Off on Lenten Quotes from the Church Fathers and Mothers: St. Gregory the Great

Gregory the Great“The proof of love is in the works. Where love exists, it works great things. But when it ceases to act, it ceases to exist.”

– St. Gregory the Great

Lenten Quotes from the Church Fathers and Mothers: Abba Hyperichius

March 8, 2014 Comments Off on Lenten Quotes from the Church Fathers and Mothers: Abba Hyperichius

Tree_of_Life_Bahrain“The tree of life is tall. Ony humility can climb it. Be like the tax collector if you do not want to be condemned with the Pharisee. Follow gentle Moses and chip out the rocky places of your heart that they may become springs of water.”

– Abba Hyperichius

Lenten Quote: St. Patrick

March 17, 2012 Comments Off on Lenten Quote: St. Patrick

“What is more, let anyone laugh and taunt if he so wishes. I am not keeping silent, nor am I hiding the signs and wonders that were shown to me by the Lord many years before they happened, [he] who knew everything, even before the beginning of time.”

– St. Patrick, The Confessions of St. Patrick

Lenten Quotes from the Church Fathers: Gregory of Nyssa on Prayer

March 3, 2012 Comments Off on Lenten Quotes from the Church Fathers: Gregory of Nyssa on Prayer

“Prayer is the delight of the joyful as well as the solace of the afflicted. . . Prayer is intimacy with God and contemplation of the invisible.”
 
– Gregory of Nyssa

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