Monday, September 12, 2005

The Golden-Mouthed Saint


St. John Chrysostom wrote The Divine Liturgy used up to this day by the Orthodox Church. September 13th is the Feast Day of St. John Chrysostom, the Golden-Mouthed Saint whose writings remind me of St. Paul's letters; Both men wrote with great love for the gospel. Here's a sample of the Golden-Mouthed one from today's Office of Readings:

Let the world be in upheaval. I hold to his promise and read his message; that is my protecting wall and garrison. What message? Know that I am with you always, until the end of the world!