Saturday, September 02, 2006

How To Measure Your Success: The Church Father's Method

"Well done! You are famous throughout the world. Catholics revere you and point you out as the establisher of the old-time faith, and -an even greater glory- all heretics hate you. And they hate me too; unable to slay us with the sword, they would that wishes could kill."

-St. Jerome writing to St. Augustine.

"His unceasing conflict with wicked men brings on him their hatred. Heretics hate him, for he never ceases attacking them; clerics hate him, for he assails their criminal lives. But all good men admire him and love him."

-Postumianus writing about St. Jerome.

No comments: