Tag Archive | St. John Chrysostom

St. Paul: A Vessel of Love filled with fire ~ What fills You with fire?

January 25th, 2018 ~ The Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle Paul was an amazing man. He was small of stature; he refused to depend on charity–thus, he worked as a tentmaker wherever he went.  After he was severely beaten, he was in constant pain, but went on and on and on, […]

The Feast of St. John the Apostle and evangelist ~ the luminous lover

The Feast of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist ~ Wednesday, December 27, 2017 ( and Day 2 of Kwanzaa) The symbol for St. John among the four Evangelists is the eagle because he soared high above the others into the mystical heights of contemplation in his writings, especially his majestic final discourses—meditations on the mysterious communion […]

A Vessel of Love filled with fire

January 25th, 2017 ~ The Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle Paul was an amazing man. He was small of stature; he refused to depend on charity–thus, he worked as a tentmaker wherever he went.  After he was severely beaten, he was in constant pain, but went on and on and on, […]

The Feast of St. John the Apostle and evangelist ~ the luminous lover

The Feast of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist ~ December 27, 2016 (and Day 3 of Hanukkah and Day 2 of Kwanzaa) The symbol for St. John among the four Evangelists is the eagle because he soared high above the others into the mystical heights of contemplation in his writings, especially his majestic final discourses—meditations […]

A vessel of love filled with fire

January 25th, 2016 ~ The Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle Paul was an amazing man. He was small of stature; he refused to depend on charity–thus, he worked as a tent-maker wherever he went.  After he was severely beaten, he was in constant pain, but went on and on and on, […]

A Vessel of Love filled with Fire

January 25th, 2015 ~ The Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle   (But the liturgical observance of his feast day is suppressed this year because it falls on a Sunday.) Paul was an amazing man. He was small of stature; he refused to depend on charity ~ thus, he worked as a […]

A Vessel of Love filled with Fire

January 25th, 2013 ~ The Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle   Paul was an amazing man. He was small of stature; he refused to depend on charity–thus, he worked as a tent-maker wherever he went.  After he got severely beaten, he was in constant pain, but went on and on and […]