Tag Archives: St. Jerome

Sacred Writ and the Fathers of the Church on “The Few Number of Those Who Are Saved”

+ J.M.J. Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost Were not ten [lepers] made clean? and where are the nine? (Lk. 17.17) “The Little Number of Those Who Are Saved” or also known as “The Fewness of Those Catholics Saved” By St Leonard … Continue reading

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“Vade retro Satana!”

+ JMJ Tuesday in Holy Week “Get thee behind me, Satan! Suggest not vain things to me. Evil is the cup thou offerest, drink thou thine own poison!” – Exorcism prayer on the Medal of St. Benedict On Lust and … Continue reading

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“Quare Moriemini?”

+ JMJ Fourth Sunday of Lent Why will you die…? (Ezech. 18.31) “On the Tender Compassion Which Jesus Christ Entertains Towards Sinners” A Sermon of St. Alphonsus Mary Liguori (Bishop and Doctor of the Church) WE read in this day’s gospel … Continue reading

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“A Grain of Mustard Seed”

+ JMJ Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field  (Mt. 13.31, from the Gospel of the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany) St. Jerome … Continue reading

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St. Athanasius on the Institutional Church ‘Overturned’

+ JMJ Feast of St. Athanasius Greek Doctor of the Church, “The Voice of Orthodoxy” In the fourth century, we saw Christendom ravaged by Arianism (the heresy of Arius denying the divinity of Jesus Christ). St. Jerome wrote of that … Continue reading

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“Mane, Thecel, Pares!”

+ JMJ First Sunday of Lent Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God (Mt. 4.7) “On the Number of Sins Beyond Which God Pardons No More” A Sermon of St. Alphonsus Liguori (Bishop, Doctor of the Church, and Founder … Continue reading

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Gospel Commentary: Mt. 8.1-13

+ JMJ Third Sunday after Epiphany When he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him (v. 1). While the Lord taught on the mount, the disciples were with Him, for to them it was given to know the secret … Continue reading

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