• October 1, 2020

Topics : Fathers of The Church

The Early Church Mothers or Desert Mothers

THE EARLY CHURCH MOTHERS OR DESERT MOTHERS It has been shown that there were thousands of women who lived in the desert and played leadership roles among the Christians.  Some of the most important who have come down to us are Amma Sarah, Amma Syncletica and Amma Theodora.  The term “Amma”, in much the same […]Read More

Easter Quotes by the Fathers of the Church

EASTER QUOTES BY THE FATHERS OF THE CHURCH 1. “God has fallen asleep in search for our first parents, the lost sheep” – Anon 2nd cen “Something strange is happening, there is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence because the King is asleep. The earth […]Read More

Incarnation Quotes by the Fathers of the Church

INCARNATION QUOTES BY THE FATHERS OF THE CHURCH 1. The birthday of Christ destroys the fear of mortality – St Leo the Great “Our Saviour, dearly-beloved, was born today: let us be glad. For there is no proper place for sadness, when we keep the birthday of the Life, which destroys the fear of mortality and brings […]Read More

The Fathers of the Church About God

THE FATHERS OF THE CHURCH ABOUT GOD 1. Our heart only rests in God – St Augustine of Hippo “You made us for Yourself, O Lord; and our heart is restless until it rests in you.” “God is our helper: he made us and not we ourselves.” “Nothing mutable is eternal: but our God is eternal.” […]Read More

Friendship Quotes by the Fathers of the Church

FRIENDSHIP QUOTES BY THE FATHERS OF THE CHURCH 1. A true friend suffers with his neighbour – St Maximus the Confessor “A true friend is one who in times of trial calmly and imperturbably suffers with his neighbour the ensuing afflictions, privations and disasters as if they were his own.” Maximus the Confessor 2. Friendship […]Read More

List Of All The Church Fathers

This list of all the Church Fathers of the Catholic Church was compiled by Fr Joe Buhagiar Bianco SJ 1. The 5 Apostolic Fathers : 1st Century Clement, Bishop of Rome (30-100) Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch (30-107) Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna (69-155) Barnabas (priest?) (between 70 and 132) Mathetes, Epistle to Diognetus 2. The Post-apostolic […]Read More

Who Are The Fathers Of The Catholic Church?

The Fathers of the Catholic Church are also known as founding fathers, early fathers or apostolic fathers. Some of them were even saints or martyrs, they were willing to die for the truth they had been given. The area of study of these early Christian leaders is called Patristics. It all begins a few decades […]Read More

Family Quotes By The Fathers Of The Church

FAMILY QUOTES BY THE FATHERS OF THE CHURCH 1. Take care of those who are the least among you- St Augustine Of Hippo “Do not neglect then the least of those belonging to you, look after the salvation of all your household with all vigilance.” St Augustine of Hippo, Sermon 44 on the New Testament […]Read More

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