Saint Maximus the Confessor

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 in Blog
Saint Maximus the Confessor

Today we commemorate Saint Maximus the Confessor, who near the end of his life was beaten, tortured, spat upon, imprisoned, and had his right hand and tongue cut off, but miraculously was still able to confess and speak the truth.  He is commemorated on Aug 13/26 and Jan 21/Feb 3 each year on the New/Old […]

Saint Gregory of Nyssa

Posted by on Jan 10, 2014 in Blog
Saint Gregory of Nyssa

“In the roll of the Nicene Fathers there is no more honored name than that of Gregory of Nyssa. Besides the praises of his great brother Basil and of his equally great friend Gregory Nazianzen, the sanctity of his life, his theological learning, and his strenuous advocacy of the faith embodied in the Nicene clauses, […]