Monthly Reflections – September 2017

Thought for the month:

Do not let the greatness of your sin

make you despair of pardon.

The greater the sin,

the more striking is the power of God's mercy.

St Jerome

 

Saint of the Month - September 30th

St Jerome

Born in Strido in Dalmatia about the year 340. He studied in Rome then led a life of asceticism and was later ordained priest. He began the task of translating the bible into Latin as well as promoting the monastic life. He settled in Bethlehem where he gave great help in the needs of the church. He wrote many works; especially commentaries on the scriptures. He died at Bethlehem in the year 420.

 

See Book of Saints

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