Church Father Quote of the Day

But since the Lord asks everyone for works of mercy and not sacrifice, and true goodness is greater than a thousand fat calves, we show him this by caring for those in need who lie prostate on the ground this day.

Gregory of Nazianzus
On the Love for the Poor, 36, 39-40

Lent and Easter with the Early Church Fathers
Marco Pappalardo
p 47

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