Browsing the February 2019 archive of Fr. James Marshall Weekly Blog

EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Posted by Fr. James Marshall on 2/25/19

EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

 

This week, the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time, we read from a commentary by Saint Cyril of Alexandria. Cyril (d. 444) succeeded his uncle Theophilus as patriarch in 412. Until 428 the pen of this brilliant theologian was employed in exegesis and polemics ... Read More »

SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Posted by Fr. James Marshall on 2/11/19

This week’s reflection for the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time is taken from another of the great Fathers of the Church. Saint John Chrysostom (c.347-407) was born at Antioch and studied under Diodore of Tarsus, the leader of the Antiochene school of theology. After a period of great austerity ... Read More »

FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Posted by Fr. James Marshall on 2/05/19

FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

 The reflection for the fifth week in ordinary time is taken from a commentary by the great Saint Augustine. Augustine (354-430) was born at Thagaste in Africa and received a Christian education, although he was not baptized until 387. In 391 he was ordained ... Read More »