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Ignatius of Antioch
Pervo : AD . En route to Rome , where he met his martyrdom , Ignatius wrote a series of letters. This correspondence now forms a central part of the later collection known as the Apostolic Fathers , of which he is considered one of the three chief ones together with Pope Clement I and Polycarp.
Ignatius of Antioch
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Ignatius of Antioch, I might not be a Catholic today. How could a first century bishop so influence an American guy two thousand years later? The list covered everything from ancient to modern so I started my reading at the beginning. I moved through the New Testament and soon found myself in the Early Church Fathers, reading a little blue book with the collected letters of St. Ignatius of Antioch. He wrote these letters on his way from Antioch to Rome, a journey he made in chains, fully aware of his impending martyrdom.
Journey to Rome
Wherever the bishop appears let the congregation be present; just as wherever Jesus Christ is, there is the Catholic Church. The Apostolic Fathers were the next generation of Church leaders who received the Faith directly from the Apostles. According to the Syrian theologian Theodoret of Cyrrhus, St. Peter , on his trip to Antioch to meet St. Paul Galatians , designated Ignatius to follow as Bishop.
Please help support the mission of New Advent and get the full contents of this website as an instant download. Also called Theophorus ho Theophoros ; born in Syria , around the year 50; died at Rome between 98 and More than one of the earliest ecclesiastical writers have given credence, though apparently without good reason, to the legend that Ignatius was the child whom the Savior took up in His arms, as described in Mark It is also believed, and with great probability, that, with his friend Polycarp , he was among the auditors of the Apostle St. If we include St. Theodoret "Dial.