St. Peter Chrysologus (Feast: July 30)
Peter Chrysologus was born in Imola, Italy in 406 and died there in 450.
He was baptized, educated and ordained a deacon by Cornelius, Bishop of Imola, and was consecrated Bishop of Ravenna in 433.
He shared the confidence of Pope Leo the Great and enjoyed the patronage of Empress Galla Placidia.
Of his homilies, 176 survive, as well as others known to have been written by him under different names.
Many of these are brief and concise explanations of the Bible.
Others are beautiful discourses on the Incarnation, the Apostles’ Creed, the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. John the Baptist, as well as talks countering the heresy of Arius and Eutyches.
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DAILY QUOTE for July 7, 2020
SAINT OF THE DAY
The young men began to boast of some foolish love affairs. Not to be outdone by his peers, a noble youth named Thomas declared that he, too, loved a great lady, and was beloved by her.