Friday, September 14, 2007

St. John Chrysostom

Today is the 1600th anniversary of the falling asleep of St. John Chrysostom, recognized as one of the greatest preachers in the history of the Church. The name given to him, "Chrysostom," meaning "golden mouth," testifies to his eloquence.

Information on the life of St. John Chysostom is available at Orthodoxwiki. You may read writings and homilies by St. John on the website of the Christian Classics Ethereal Library.