Tag Archives: Ignatius Of Antioch

Who’s your daddy? St. Polycarp

Today is the feast day of St. Polycarp, bishop of Smyrna.¬†Contrary to the insistence of some of my friends, “Polycarp” does not mean “much fish” ūüėČ Rather, his name means “much fruit”, an appropriate¬†appellation¬†for a man whose life was full … Continue reading

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Beginning Ignatius’ letter to Polycarp

Well, we’re finally here! ¬†The last letter of St. Ignatius of Antioch! ¬†I’m posting this a bit earlier than usual because the next couple of weeks are going to be rather busy. Each of the Ignatius’ letters are special for … Continue reading

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Set Up iTunes Feed…

It’s probably worth mentioning that I’ve created an RSS feed to allow people to subscribe to the St. Ignatius podcasts in iTunes: If you have problems with this, or don’t use iTunes, simply point your media player software towards: http://www.trycatch.net/audio/ignatius/IgnatiusOfAntioch.rss

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Beginning Ignatius’ letter to the Smyrnaeans

The final two letters of St. Ignatius which we read are both sent to the city of Smyrna. ¬†The first letter is sent to the Church as a whole, the second specifically to their bishop, Polycarp. This first letter is … Continue reading

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Beginning Ignatius‚Äô letter to the Philadelphians

Ignatius is moving! Thus far we have been reading the letters this inspirational martyr wrote from the city of Smyrna, but we must now follow him to Troas where he will write his last three letters before completing his journey … Continue reading

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Beginning Ignatius’ letter to the Ephesians

This week in the¬†JP2 Group we will be continuing our study of the letters of¬†St. Ignatius of Antioch, martyr of the early 2nd Century. Last week we read his words to the Trallians where Ignatius presents unity with the bishop … Continue reading

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Beginning Ignatius‚Äô 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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