St. John of Kronstadt: Heavenly Inhabitants

“We ought to have the most lively spiritual union with the heavenly inhabitants, with all the saints, apostles, prophets, martyrs, prelates, venerable and righteous men, as they are all members of one single body, The Church of Christ, to which we sinners also belong, and the living Head of which is the Lord Jesus Christ…

St Luke the Surgeon: The Tongue

“If our tongue is as sharp as a sword, then we can use it to murder people. And we do so often enough, though we don’t think of ourselves as murderers. We wound the hearts of our neighbours with slander and lies, we insult their human dignity and aggravate their hearts with calumny. Is that…

St John Chrysostom: The Church

“The Church is an enclosure. If you are within, the wolf does not enter; but if you leave, the beasts will seize you. Do not distance yourself from the Church; there is nothing mightier that the Church. The Church is your hope. The Church is your salvation. The Church is higher than the heavens. The…