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Church Quotes

The following quotes were displayed on the signs of our Church and reproduced below, including their exact sources, to satisfy the curious and promote the reading of the Fathers of the Church.

 

  

2017

 

“Jesus prayed continually, so we ought to remain continually in prayer.” St. Cyprian of Carthage, c. 257. Full quote: “He [Jesus] prayed continually, watching through the whole night with uninterrupted petitions, how much more ought we to lie awake at night in continuing prayer!” St. Cyprian of Carthage, The Lord’s Prayer, ch. 29, in The Fathers of the Church: Vol. 36, Saint Cyprian, tr. and ed. Roy J. Deferrari, The Catholic University of America Press (Washington, D.C.: 2007, 3rd reprinting, 1st paperback reprint of 1958 original), p. 152.

 

“Crucify sin, that you may die to sin, for he who dies to sin lives to God.” St. Ambrose, 381 A.D. St. Ambrose, De Spiritu Sancto (On the Holy Spirit), ch. 9, n. 109 in The Fathers of the Church: Vol. 44, Saint Ambrose: Theological and Dogmatic Works, tr. and ed. Roy Deferrari, The Catholic University of America Press (Washington, D.C.: 2002, 1st paperback reprint of 1963 original), p. 75.

 

“The Son of God was crucified that on the cross the temptations of our flesh might die.” St. Ambrose, 381 A.D. St. Ambrose, De Spiritu Sancto (On the Holy Spirit), ch. 9, n. 107 in The Fathers of the Church: Vol. 44, Saint Ambrose: Theological and Dogmatic Works, tr. and ed. Roy Deferrari, The Catholic University of America Press (Washington, D.C.: 2002, 1st paperback reprint of 1963 original), p. 74.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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