by St. Augustine of HippoWe heard, as the Gospel was read, the story of the great vision in which the Lord showed himself to three disciples, Peter and John and James.“His face shone like the sun”– this means the splendor of the Gospel.“His clothes became as white as snow”– that is to say, the … [Read more...]
On the Feast of Ss. Peter and Paul
by St. Augustine, Bishop of HippoToday the Holy Church piously remembers the sufferings of the Holy Glorious and All-Praised Apostles Peter and Paul.St. Peter, the fervent follower of Jesus Christ, for the profound confession of His Divinity:“Thou art the Christ, the Son of the Living God,”was … [Read more...]
Can the Dead Repent?
by Fr. John WhitefordQuestion: "If someone dies without repentance, is it possible for such a person to repent after death?"Scripture, as explained by the Fathers of the Church, states that this is not possible.Psalm 6:5 says:"For in death there is none that is mindful of Thee, and in hades who will … [Read more...]
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