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Saint Ignatius the God-Bearer of Antioch

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Saint Ignatius the God-Bearer of Antioch

This holy man is called “the God-bearer” because he constantly bore the name of the Living God in his heart and on his lips. According to tradition, he was thus named because he was held in the arms of God Incarnate, Jesus Christ. On a day when the Lord was teaching His disciples humility, He […]

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“My Love is Crucified”-The Translation of the Relics of Saint Ignatius the God-Bearer

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“My Love is Crucified”-The Translation of the Relics of Saint Ignatius the God-Bearer

Saint Ignatius was a disciple of Saint John the Theologian, and a successor of the Apostles, and he became the second Bishop of Antioch, after Evodus. The principal feast of St. Ignatius is celebrated in winter on December 20. On this date is commemorated the translation of his relics from Rome, where he suffered martyrdom, […]

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Saint Ignatius the God-Bearer

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Saint Ignatius the God-Bearer

This holy man is called “the God-bearer” because he constantly bore the name of the Living God in his heart and on his lips. According to tradition, he was thus named because he was held in the arms of God Incarnate, Jesus Christ. On a day when the Lord was teaching His disciples humility, He took a child and placed him among them, saying: Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven (Matthew 18:4).

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Fr.George Florovsky on Saint Ignatius of Antioch

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Fr.George Florovsky on Saint Ignatius of Antioch

The commonly accepted seven letters of St. Ignatius in their shorter form are exceedingly important documents in the history of Christian theology.

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