Chrysostom on St. Ignatius of Antioch

On the holy martyr Saint Ignatius, the god-bearer, archbishop of Antioch the great, who was carried off to Rome, and there suffered martyrdom, and thence was conveyed back again to Antioch.By St. John Chrysostom1. Sumptuous and splendid entertainers give frequent and constant entertainments, alike to display their own wealth, and to show good-will to their … Read more

Synaxis of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and All the Bodiless Powers

We celebrate the Synaxis of the Holy Archangels and all the Bodiless Powers on November 8th. Overview:  All the Angels, according to the Apostle Paul, are ministering spirits, – sent forth to minister to them who shall be heirs of salvation – (Heb. 1:14). God set them as overseers of every nation and people, and … Read more

A Bishop Stands up to Most Powerful Man on Planet (about St. Ambrose of Milan)

by Archimandrite Ananias Koustenis On 7 December, we celebrate the memory of Saint Ambrose, Bishop of Mediolanum, today’s Milan, Born in the 4th century, he was an important man and a great legal expert who became governor of Milan and the surrounding region. He was a just, prudent person and a catechumen, i. e. he … Read more