Monday, November 26, 2007

...or Football players...


“You are a hopeless lot. You know the names of all the charioteers but not even the names of
the evangelists.”

— St John Chrysostom

(HT In Communion)

3 comments :

  1. orrologion said...

    As the son of an Englishman, I always loved the warning from St. Barsanuphius of Optina: "Beware the newly revealed game of soccer".

  2. Mike Baker said...

    Must... resist.......

    .......does that mean that once I know all of the names of the evangelists then I can start watching sports again? =P

    Come on, Pastor, what's my minimum to get by so that I can get back to what I was doing?

  3. Christopher D. Hall said...

    Beware indeed.

    And Mike, that is definitely an Ask Your Pastor question :)