Faced with injustice, illness or significant loss people are often angry and resentful, sad and withdrawn. St. John Chrysostom, instead, displayed resilience and good temper,
Christian life entails suffering, sometimes great suffering, and the response distinguishes a Christian from others: in the midst of hardship and even persecution he forgives
John Henry Newman preached the sermon The Cross of Christ the Measure of the World on April 9, 1841 (Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol 6).
The Cross of Christ, the Measure of the World Parochial and Plane Sermons, Vol. 6 In this sermon Blessed John Henry Newman counsels us to
Blessed John Henry Newman helps us to consider God as “a lover of souls” and the evil of sin, which is the rejection of God,