Know Your Saints

Getting to know your heavenly family and that great “cloud of witnesses”

St. Peter Chrysologus’ ‘golden speech’ testified to Christ’s nature

On July 30, the Catholic Church celebrates St. Peter Chrysologus, a fifth-century Italian bishop known for testifying courageously to Christ’s full humanity and divinity during a period of doctrinal confusion in the Church. The saint’s title, Chrysologus, signifies “golden speech” in Greek. Named as a Doctor of the Church in 1729, he is distinguished as…