Category Archives: Patristics

Another Patristics Resource

Wow, they just keep coming!  Soon there will be published yet another “user friendly” resource for the writings of the Early Church Fathers! I just got the following email from Karl Keating, president of Catholic Answers: My debate was a … Continue reading

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Beginning Ignatius’ letter to the Trallians

This week in the JP2 Group we will be continuing our study of the letters of St. Ignatius of Antioch, the third bishop of Antioch. Last week we read his words to the Magnesians where he exhorted them to do nothing without … Continue reading

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New Church Father Resource

As I am sure it has now become clear, I’m a big fan of the Early Church Fathers 🙂 I always try to encourage everyone I know to become familiar with their writings and discover the wisdom they have to pass … Continue reading

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Beginning Ignatius’ letter to the Magnesians

This week in the JP2 Group we will be continuing our study of the letters of St. Ignatius of Antioch, an Early Church Father who died in about 107 AD. Last week we read of his willingness to offer himself in sacrifice, imitating the … Continue reading

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New Patristics Book from Mike Aquilina

Mike Aquilina recently asked on his blog to make this video go viral.   It is the trailer for Mike’s latest book, A Year With The Fathers: Patristic Wisdom For Daily Living.  Well, since one of the aims of this blog … Continue reading

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Beginning Ignatius’ letter to the Romans

This week in the JP2 Group we will be beginning our study of the letters of St. Ignatius of Antioch, an Early Church Father who died in about 107 AD. We will begin with the letter which I think most … Continue reading

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St. Basil’s Priorities

The Gospel this week (Luke 13:25-33) was all about what it means to follow Christ and to have Him as Lord over your life, in first place before anything or anyone.  Doing this, as hard as it is, is also immensely freeing … Continue reading

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Who’s your daddy? St. Ignatius of Antioch

This is the first entry in what I hope to be a regular series of posts about the Early Church Fathers. It is a good thing to study the Early Fathers because by reading their writings we can get a … Continue reading

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Catholicism’s Best Kept Secret: Fathers Know Best

I would now like to share with you what I regard as one of the best kept secrets in Catholicism, a group of men called the “Early Church Fathers”. I myself only discovered the Fathers about ten months ago. Despite … Continue reading

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