Church Fathers

The Church Fathers were ancient and influential Christian theologians and writers who established the intellectual and doctrinal foundations of Christianity.

As someone who is in one mind and heart with the Holy Fathers, you will be saved. ~ Ignatius Brianchaninov

QuotesEdit

  • Conversation and acquaintance with a saint will impart sanctity.
    • Ignatius Brianchaninov, "On Reading the Holy Fathers," The Field, as translated by Nicholas Kotar (Holy Trinity Publications, The Printshop of St Job of Pochaev, Jordanville, New York: 2016), p. 26
  • Do you want to belong in heaven and to its society; do you want to be a sharer of its blessedness? From this moment, begin to spend your time with the saints. When you leave your mortal body, they will accept you as their own, as an acquaintance, as a friend.
    • Ignatius Brianchaninov, "On Reading the Holy Fathers," The Field, as translated by Nicholas Kotar (Holy Trinity Publications, The Printshop of St Job of Pochaev, Jordanville, New York: 2016), p. 26
  • As someone who is in one mind and heart with the Holy Fathers, you will be saved.
    • Ignatius Brianchaninov, "On Reading the Holy Fathers," The Field, as translated by Nicholas Kotar (Holy Trinity Publications, The Printshop of St Job of Pochaev, Jordanville, New York: 2016), p. 26
  • The books of the Holy Fathers, according to the words of one of their number, are like a mirror—the soul who looks at them often and with attention will be able to see its deficiencies.
    • Ignatius Brianchaninov, "On Reading the Holy Fathers," The Field, as translated by Nicholas Kotar (Holy Trinity Publications, The Printshop of St Job of Pochaev, Jordanville, New York: 2016), p. 26

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