Monday, July 19, 2010

St. Ignatius of Antioch

Today's second reading in the Liturgy of the Hours is from St. Ignatius of Antioch, his letter to the Magnesians. This reading is a very important apologetic piece because it discusses the differences between priests and laypersons and between priests and the diocesan Bishop. Many fundamentalist Protestants will argue that this distinction was developed by Catholics in the 400s or even the Middle Ages. That's why this writing is so important. It dates as early as 70 A.D. and definitely no later than 120 A.D. Indeed our Catholic Faith is Christ's Body - the same today, yesterday, and forever.

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16 comments:

Anonymous said...

我的痛苦會停止,但求我的心能征服它。................................................

Anonymous said...

No one knows the weight of anothers burden. ............................................................

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Anonymous said...

融會貫通的智慧,永遠不會被遺忘。..................................................

謝翁穎翰毓珍 said...

所有的資產,在不被諒解時,都成了負債..................................................................

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Since it is the early worm that gets eaten by the bird, sleep late...................................................................

Anonymous said...

傻氣的人喜歡給心 雖然每次都被笑了卻得到了別人的心..................................................................

Anonymous said...

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朋友是一面鏡子......................................................................

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Anonymous said...

It is never too late to learn.......................................................................

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Soutenus said...

Just checking in -- hoping all is good and well with you.
I have missed your posts.

Many Blessings,
Peggy (aka Soutenus)

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