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Friday, 5 December 2014

St. Ambrose Not Forgotten

Because this feast of St. Ambrose, Doctor of the Church, falls on the Second Sunday of Advent, one will not hear the Mass readings for his day.

Here are some reposts on him from this blog.

05 Mar 2013
Part 68: DoC: St. Ambrose and Perfection. Posted by Supertradmum. In Chapter 18 on his book on perfection for the clergy, Ambrose takes a digression into speaking to youth on modesty. He connects modesty with chastity.
06 Mar 2013
DoC and Perfection: St. Ambrose: Part 70. Posted by Supertradmum. I think a short comment from Ambrose is sufficient today for looking at Justice. How little there is in the world. Ambrose points out that justice, like all the ...
04 Mar 2013
All on one week, the next Doctor of the Church to be considered, St. Ambrose, was baptised ordained and consecrated bishop of Milan. In the next section of this series, I shall look at the rest of Latin Doctors of the Church, ...
17 Aug 2014
Already during the pontificate of Pope St. Siricius (384-399) this matter was dealt with in the Plenary Council of Capua (392) and in the Synods of Rome and Milan in 393 (13) with St. Ambrose's teaching on Mary's ...

17 Sep 2012
A good priest over the weekend suggested I read the two books of St. Ambrose on The Death of Satyrus. Obviously, from the text, Ambrose had a great love for his brother. But the section recommended to me is the one ...
07 Dec 2013
I have written about these before, of course, but St. Ambrose has tremendous wisdom, so this is not merely a repetition of the basics. Ambrose relates these virtues to the lives of the Patriarchs of the Old Testament, but I skip to ...
08 Mar 2013
I cannot do justice, to make a pun, on Ambrose' excellent work on the four cardinal virtues. A tiny bit on his discussion of justice will wrap up his part in this perfection series. The next person to be considered will be St. Jerome.
06 Mar 2013
St. Ambrose will return on Friday. Posted by Supertradmum. So much to do and so little time.........Doctors of the ... Dedicated to St. Etheldreda: Abbess of Ely. Dedicated to St. Etheldreda: Abbess of Ely a blog since early 2007 ...