A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

The Syrians slipped across the border...

...escaping from the authorities and establishing themselves in places they could quietly continue the work they said God wanted them to do.

One of them would be scarcely seen by the local population, but he would always be hard at work to spread his doctrine: writing poetry, establishing a school, and writing about the truths of the Christian faith.

Saint Ephrem, Deacon and Doctor of the Church, is said to have died on this very day in the year 373.

(from an earlier post)