Carissimi: Today’s Mass; S. John Chrysostom, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

S. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church: Missa “In medio Ecclesiae” The holy Patriarch of Constantinople received his surname “Chrysostom (golden mouth)” because he was the most eloquent preacher and the most prolific writer of the Greek Church. He was persecuted by the empress Eudoxia and her courtiers. He died in exile A.D….

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St Nicholas of Myra

St Nicholas of Myra, Bishop and Confessor: Missa “Statuit ei Dominus” Saint Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra in Asia Minor, was born at Parara, a city of Lycia in the same province sometime either late in the third century or early in the fourth. In his youth he made a pilgrimage to Egypt and Palestine; shortly after his…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; S. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

S. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church [transfered 27/01]: Missa “In medio Ecclesiae” The holy Patriarch of Constantinople received his surname “Chrysostom (golden mouth)” because he was the most eloquent preacher and the most prolific writer of the Greek Church. He was persecuted by the empress Eudoxia and her courtiers. He died in exile…