Tag Archives: Deacons

The Quest For The Origins Of The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

What is the deal with celebrating Trinity Sunday? After all, isn’t every Mass a celebration of our Triune God? So why a special Sunday dedicated as a feast to God, in three persons? That question is why I picked up … Continue reading

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“On Reproof,” A Poem By St. Ephrem of Syria, Deacon, and Doctor of the Church

I came upon these lines while researching St. Ephrem the Syrian, the Deacon, and Doctor of the Church, whose feast day is today. As it turns out, St. Ephrem wrote almost all of his homilies in verse or as hymns … Continue reading

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