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By Mike Aquilina

occasions swap, yet human nature doesn't. Neither do the day-by-day struggles that every one Christians event of their stroll with the Lord. at the present time as thousand years in the past we struggle anger, satisfaction, lust, religious sloth. Now as then we attempt to be extra diligent in prayer, extra devoted to the commandments, extra sufferer and charitable towards others. And in our time, at the least within the earliest centuries of Christianity, we want clever tips to direct us at the street to holiness.

In A 12 months with the Church Fathers, well known Patristics professional Mike Aquilina gathers the wisest, such a lot functional teachings and exhortations from the Fathers of the Church, and provides them in a structure ideal for day-by-day meditation and thought. The Fathers have been the fast inheritors of the riches of the Apostolic Age, and their intimacy with the revelation of Jesus Christ is superbly obvious all through their theological and pastoral writings: a profound patrimony that's ours to learn and cherish and revenue from.

Learn to humbly settle for correction from St. Clement of Rome. enable Tertullian train you ways to transparent your brain sooner than prayer. learn St. Gregory the good and deepen your love for the Eucharist. Do you be afflicted by soreness or disorder? St. John Chrysostom's counsels will refresh you. Do you've hassle curtailing your urge for food for nutrition and different fleshly issues? St. John Cassian will train you the real technique to moderation and self-control.

A yr with the Church Fathers isn't the same as a examine consultant, and greater than a suite of pious passages. it's a year-long retreat that during quite a few mins on a daily basis will lead you on a cycle of contemplation, prayer, answer, and religious development that's certain to deliver you towards God and His fact. From the Church Fathers we must always anticipate not anything less.

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