Sermon 1 on the New Testament

by St. Augustine of Hippo Of the agreement of the evangelists Matthew and Luke in the generations of the Lord. 1. May He, beloved, fulfill your expectation who has awakened it: for though I feel confident that what I have to say is not my own, but God’s, yet with far more reason do I […]

Sermon 89 on the New Testament

by St. Augustine of Hippo On the words of the Gospel, John 10:30 , “I and the Father are one.” 1. You have heard what the Lord God, Jesus Christ, the Only Son of God, born of God the Father without any mother, and born of a Virgin mother without any human father, said, “I […]

On Ancestral Sin

by St. Theodoret of Cyrus Our father among the saints, Theodoret of Cyrus,  Cyrrhus, (c. 393 – c. 457) was an influential author, theologian, and Christian bishop of Cyrrhus, Syria (423-457). He played a pivotal role in many early Byzantine church controversies that led to various ecumenical acts and schisms. This little gem comes to […]

Annunciation & The Dignity Of Women

by St. Augustine of Hippo Our father among the saints, Augustine is one of the great Church Fathers of the fourth century. He was the eldest son of Saint Monica. At the end of his life (426-428) Augustine revisited his previous works in chronological order and suggested what he would have said differently in a […]

At Christ's Second Coming

by St. Augustine of Hippo This is an excerpt from the discourse on Ps 95. St. Augustine comments on the Last Judgment scene found in Matthew 25 and speaks about the second coming of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and how to be properly prepared for it. Then all the trees of the forest […]

On the Nativity by St. Augustine of Hippo

by St. Augustine of Hippo Our father among the saints, Augustine is one of the great Church Fathers of the fourth century. He was the eldest son of Saint Monica. At the end of his life (426-428) Augustine revisited his previous works in chronological order and suggested what he would have said differently in a […]