St. Maximus the Confessor

Cleanse your mind from anger, remembrance of evil, and shameful thoughts, and then you will find out how Christ dwells in you

St. Maximus the Confessor2017-05-26T18:59:48-04:00

St. Maximus the Confessor

The purpose of God’s Providence is to unite, by means of right faith and spiritual love, people who have been separated by evil. To this end the Savior also suffered for us, “in order to gather together the children of God who were scattered” (Jn 11:52)

St. Maximus the Confessor2017-05-26T18:58:37-04:00

St. Basil the Great

As it is impossible to verbally describe the sweetness of honey to one who has never tasted honey, so the goodness of God cannot be clearly communicated by way of teaching if we ourselves are not able to penetrate into the goodness of the Lord by our own experience

St. Basil the Great2017-05-26T18:56:48-04:00

St. Mark the Ascetic

When one man helps another by word or deed, let them both recognize in this the grace of God. He who does not understand this will come under the power of him who does.

St. Mark the Ascetic2017-03-14T11:25:17-04:00

St. John Climacus

Whoever becomes a servant of God only fears his Master; but whoever has no fear of his Master, will most probably fear his own shadow.

St. John Climacus2017-02-26T14:24:04-05:00

St. Pachomius

Humility is least among men but precious and glorious before God

St. Pachomius2017-02-26T14:16:31-05:00

St. Cyprian of Carthage

Teach your children this lesson: the rewards of evil are temporary; the rewards of godliness are eternal.

St. Cyprian of Carthage2017-02-26T14:15:45-05:00

St. Isaac the Syrian

Blessed is he who humbles himself in all things, for he will be exalted in all.

St. Isaac the Syrian2017-02-26T14:13:26-05:00

St. John Chrysostom

Sin makes man a coward; but a life in the Truth of Christ makes him bold.

St. John Chrysostom2017-02-26T14:12:38-05:00

St. Augustine

It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.

St. Augustine2017-02-26T14:11:38-05:00