Live like a Christian in marriage; Church Fathers: Day 204

The Catholic Book Blogger | 2/14/2018 | Staff
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If you’re married, says St. John Chrysostom, that doesn’t mean you can’t be chaste. The laws of chastity apply to you just as much as they do to the monks in the desert.

“Well, what do you want us to do?” someone says. “Do you want us to go live on the mountains and turn into monks?”

Monks - Decency - Chastity—and - Christ - Laws

This is what makes me sad, that you think only monks are concerned with decency and chastity—and yet certainly Christ made his laws common to all.

Thus when he says, “If anyone looks at a woman lustfully,” he...
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