07 December 2010

Patristic Quote of the Day

Let no man therefore beat himself any more, nor wail, neither disparage Christ's achievement. For indeed He overcame death. Why then do you wail for nought? The thing has become a sleep. Why lament and weep?  -- St. John Chrysostom, Homily 31 on Matthew


Maanum's Meandering Musings said...

I've really been enjoying reading your 'Quotes of the Day'. Where do you get the Patristic one's from? Are they from a devotional book or from a series? Thanks.

William Weedon said...

I'm glad you do. They come from a variety of sources; I've lately been reading St. John Chrysostom's works online here: