“He who is full empties Himself. He emptied himself of His Godhead for a brief time so that I might share in His fullness.” St Gregory Nazianzen.
Browsing: Advent with the Saints
Fr Richard offers his reflections on Heaven, Hell, Purgatory & the Advent wreath.
“We too are waiting, O Lady, for your word of compassion; the sentence of condemnation weighs heavily upon us.” An Advent reflection with St Bernard.
“By his own powers man cannot see God, yet God will be seen by men because he wills it.” An Advent reflection with St Irenaeus.
“We should take our lesson from John the Baptist…” An Advent reflection with St Augustine.
“God, who is faithful, put himself in our debt, not by receiving anything but by promising so much.” An Advent reflection with St Augustine.
“”Prepare the way of the Lord”: the way is the preaching of the Gospel, the new message of consolation…” Eusebius of Caesarea.