Saint Ambrose


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Noun1.Saint Ambrose - (Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of MilanSaint Ambrose - (Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan; the first Church Father born and raised in the Christian faith; composer of hymns; imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian church and built up its secular power; a saint and Doctor of the Church (340?-397)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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The title Mater Ecclesiae was used by Saint Ambrose of Milan as early as the fourth century, and used by many bishops and saints through the centuries.
Once, Saint Ambrose, bishop of Milan and Roman governor of Liguria and Emilia, excommunicated Theodosius I, emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire.
Milan celebrates its saint who is Saint Ambrose (Sant'Ambrogio).
He analyzes views on glory by various thinkers in ancient Rome, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Enlightenment, including Cicero, Saint Ambrose, Saint Augustine, Saint Thomas Aquinas, Michel de Montaigne, Fenelon, and Montesquieu.
In virtue of its potential likeness to divine art, and not as a derivative and in some way inferior form of praxis, human work was posited by Basil within an eschatological perspective centered on the idea of imitation of God's "bara." (14) Basil's approach to the arts influenced the Latin Fathers: Saint Ambrose of Milan cited the above quoted passage almost verbatim in his own Hexaemeron and Saint Augustine recalled it in his De doctrina Christiana.
"This is a picture of my two sons Robbie and Elliot on the morning that they returned to Saint Ambrose Barlow School in Hall Green.
1661 or later) assigns it to 'Gian Lorenzo Bernini or later copyist', the Fogg Museum's Saint Ambrose to 'Gian Lorenzo Bernini or associate'.
Southern Oregon 45, Saint Ambrose 28: The Raiders (9-2) scored four touchdowns in the final quarter to rally past the Bees in their NAIA first-round playoff game at Davenport, Iowa.
are taken from Saint Ambrose of Milan, Exposition of the Holy Gospel according to Saint Luke, trans.
While I am quoting Saint Ambrose, hear what this father of church music calls the psalms, and, by implication, singing and music: "A psalm is a blessing on the lips of the people, a hymn in praise of God, the assembly's homage, a general acclamation, a word that speaks for all, the voice of the church, a confession of faith in song.(9) In other words, psalms, music and singing in worship are a means by which the Word speaks through the assembly.
Our chaste bee -- Saint Augustine and Saint Ambrose awarded it a seal of purity, and who, among all worldly creature, can boast as much?
Here, he quotes Saint Ambrose in stating that, "Beauty of conduct consists in becoming behaviour towards others, according to their sex and person." Thomas states that, "Outward movements are a sign of the inward disposition" and quotes Ecclesiastics 19:29-30, "You can tell a person by his appearance ...