Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 15th April 2017 in Lent | Lent,great lent,fasting,early church fathers,devotional,daily reading,Doctor of the Church,lectures,Leo the Great,St Leo,Pope Leo I,sermon,resurrection,easter,easter sunday
Day Forty: St. Leo the Great: Sermon LXXII: ON THE LORD'S RESURRECTION, II
Who: Leo the Great, also known as Pope St. Leo I (the Great), was Pope from 440-61 AD. Place and date of
birth unknown; died 10 November, 461. Leo's pontificate, next to that of
St. Gregory I, is the most significant and important in christ
ian antiquity, as he tried to combat the heresies which seriously threatened church unity even in the West, such as Pelagianism.
What: A sermon on the Gospel, incarnation and resurrection of
Why: To encourage the Church in the power of
the incarnation and the true faith and the nature of christ
and to give a new meaning to Passover in lig...