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Saint John Chrysostom

September 13

Saint John Chrysostom, bishop,
doctor of the Church

Memorial of Saint John Chrysostom,
bishop, doctor of the Church

Pray the Scriptures for this memorial. For a video reflection, click HERE then scroll down and click on today’s date. Open your heart to the gospel with lectio divina.

“Chrysostom” is his nickname, meaning golden-mouthed. He is considered the greatest preacher ever heard in a Christian pulpit. Read more.

Send an e-card. He is one of the four great doctors of the Eastern Church. Read more to celebrate his memorial. Encourage children to read the story of Saint John. Print a Saint John Chrysostom coloring page.

See a collection of some of his homilies. Here are even more homilies. (Scroll to John Chrysostom on the page.)

On most days of the year, Byzantine Christians – both Byzantine Eastern Catholics and Byzantine Eastern Orthodox – celebrate the Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom. Click HERE for musical excerpts and images of this ancient way of celebrating the Eucharist.

To learn more about how our Eastern Catholic brothers and sisters worship, watch this video tour of a Byzantine Catholic Church. Find out more in this Catholic Focus video, The Light of the East.

Who are the Eastern Catholics?Are there Eastern Catholic parishes nearby? You could visit Saint Michael in Mishawaka, Saint John of Damascus in South Bend, Saint Athanasius in Indianapolis, Saint Michael in Merrillville, Saint Nicholas in Munster, Saint Mary in Whiting, Saint Michael the Archangel just outside Toledo, Saint Barbara in Dayton, Ohio and Saint John Chrysostom in Columbus, Ohio.

 

 

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September 13
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St. Jude Catholic Church
2130 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-6609

St. Jude Catholic School
2110 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-4611

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