Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop & Teacher

June 27 – Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop and Teacher – Ten years after the death of Athanasius, the great champion of faith in Christ as fully God, the bishopric of Alexandria was bestowed on one Theophilus. He was a man of fiery temperament, and ruthless and violent in the pursuit of what he conceived...

Saint Catherine of Siena, Teacher

April 29 – St. Catherine of Siena, teacher Catherine grew up as an intelligent, cheerful and intensely religious person. She entered the Dominican Third Order at 18 and spent the next three years in seclusion, prayer and austerity. Gradually a group of followers gathered around her – men and women, priests and religious. Her...

Saint Jerome, Translator & Teacher

September 30 – St. Jerome, translator and teacher. He is known as the 4th-5th century scholar who translated the Bible into the language ordinary people could read. At this time, the declining decades of the Roman Empire, the ordinary language was Latin. Jerome’s version of the Bible is known as the Vulgate. Jerome was...

Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop & Teacher

June 27 – Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop and Teacher – Ten years after the death of Athanasius, the great champion of faith in Christ as fully God, the bishopric of Alexandria was bestowed on one Theophilus. He was a man of fiery temperament, and ruthless and violent in the pursuit of what he conceived...

Blessed Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Teacher

April 9 – Blessed Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Teacher “Why do Christians sing when they are together? The reason is, quite simply, because in singing together it is possible for them to speak and pray the same Word at the same time; in other words, because here they can unite in the Word. There should be...