Podcast © Franciscan MediaOne of Ambrose’s historical claims to fame is that he was instrumental in the conversion of Saint Augustine, and also baptized him. Known for his lively preaching and writing, Saint Ambrose must have been a force to be reckoned with. Maybe those qualities were what attracted Saint Augustine. But Saint Ambrose stands on his own merits--independent of his protégé.
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Happy #Feastday #StAmbrose was an early “Father” and Doctor of the Church, was an educated lawyer & a Roman governor of Milan with wealth and prestige, that was elected bishop by popular demand. https://t.co/mCDRySAG4I pic.twitter.com/zJY35NSgNN— Portraits of Saints (@SaintPortraits) December 7, 2020
St. Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church, baptized St. Augustine and is the patron saint of catechumens. We pray for all those seeking to join the church through St. Amrbose's intercession. pic.twitter.com/U9KXeCTIlK— U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (@USCCB) December 7, 2020
St. Ambrose Pray for us! pic.twitter.com/PxcE28vBsR— National Catholic Register (@NCRegister) December 7, 2020
St. Ambrose was a small man with pale yellow hair like a nimbus. In the violence and confusion of his time, he stood out courageously resisting evil, strengthening the Church, and administering it with extraordinary ability. #EWTN #Catholic #Prayforus https://t.co/gxQqNkrSrV pic.twitter.com/2bFwRSY3PX— EWTN (@EWTN) December 7, 2020
Today we honor the Doctor of the Church and Bishop of Milan, St. Ambrose (d. 397) who taught: “No one heals himself by wounding another.” pic.twitter.com/OjrrGtKLzL— Bishop Elias Lorenzo (@BishopEliasOSB) December 7, 2020