Daily archives:June 28, 2017

  • ‘I think of thee, Peter, and I stand amazed: and as I bring thee, Paul, before my mind, I am lost in thought and give way to my tears.’—St. Chrysostom. St. Peter was a poor fisherman called by Jesus Christ to be, under Himself, the head of the Church militant.  In conformity with the dignity conf[...]
  • PETER was of Bethsaida in Galilee, and as he was fishing on the lake was called by Our Lord to be one of His apostles. He was poor and unlearned, but candid, eager, and loving. In his heart, first of all, grew up the conviction, and from his lips came the confession, "Thou art the Christ, the Son [...]