The citizens of heaven crown you with praise, O great John, and our hymn is joined to theirs, O noble prelate, heavenly teacher. Speaking vigorously with your golden mouth the words, which richly and easily give birth to the flow of love, which even sharply wound our faults. You yourself shine as a mirror of the virtues, radiant in merits for the sake of your people, you follow the example of Paul being made all things for all men. No one could break you, not imperial anger, nor the bribe of gold could overcome you, venerable in exile you obtain the palm of a martyr in heart. Now may we be so strongly aided by your prayers that we might hasten to seek the dwelling place of God, where in your company, we might sing with sweet voices hymns of love. Amen.
Monday, September 9, 2019
S. IOANNIS CHRYSOSTOMI, EPISCOPI ET ECCLESIÆ DOCTORIS
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