Saint for the Day - November 26 - St. Peter of
St. Peter governed the
Church of Alexandria during the persecution of
Diocletian. The sentence of excommunication that he
was the first to pronounce against the schismatics,
Melitius and Arius, and which, despite the united
efforts of powerful partisans, he strenuously
upheld, proves that he possessed as much sagacity as
zeal and firmness.
But his most constant care was employed in guarding
his flocks from the dangers arising out of
persecution. He never ceased repeating to them that,
in order not to fear death, it was needful to begin
by dying to self, renouncing our will, and detaching
ourselves from all things. St. Peter gave an example
of such detachment by undergoing martyrdom in the
Saint for the Day - St. Peter of Alexandria
Read about the Saint for today - November 26 and spare a thought for family or friends who might suffering from ill health or are experiencing times of trouble.
"How hardly shall they that have
riches enter into the kingdom of
God!" says Our Saviour; because
they are bound to earth by the
strong ties of their riches.
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