Ignatius of Antioch
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Clement of Rome, Ignatius of Antioch and Polycarp of Smyrna. These are the apostolic fathers and the ones who carried out the faith once all the apostles were dead. They had personal contact with the Twelve Apostles. Thus they provide a link between the Apostles—who had personal contact with Jesus—and the later generations of Church Fathers, which includes the Christian apologists, defenders of orthodoxy, and developers of doctrine.
St. Ignatius of Antioch - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
St. Ignatius of Antioch - 1st century convert, Bishop of Antioch and martyr for the faith. Is said to have been the first to use the phrase "The Catholic Church". Gave his life for his faith & wrote to encourage other Christians. St. Ignatius of Antioch, help me to be fearless in my convictions. May I live life according to God's plan and with his reward as my goal. Amen
Thought for the Day – October 17 #pinterest #stignatiuspfantioch Ignatius’s great concern was for the unity and order of the Church. Even greater was his willingness to suffer martyrdom rather than deny his Lord Jesus Christ. Ignatius did not draw attention to his own suffering but .....
Saint Ignatius of Antioch Orthodox Icon - BlessedMart
Saint Ignatius of Antioch - Hand-painted (written) icon by Plamen Kazakov. The scroll reads: "With the Rememberance of this salvational order and all things that happened for us, which is the cross, grave, three days of Ressurection, Ascension in the Sky, the taken position right of the father and the glorious second coming" Plamen has been working