A blessed feast of St. Katerina to everyone! If you’ve never read the story of the Great Martyr Katerina (Catherine), there is a short and sweet version here.
Today, we are ten days into our Psalter readings and I promised I would share some of the various writings I’ve found on the importance of reading the Psalms. The following was written by St. Basil the Great. I hope that it encourages you to keep going!
“NO other book so glorifies God as does the Psalter. It profits the soul; it glorifies God together with the angels, and exalts and extols with a powerful voice, and imitates the angels. At times, it flogs the demons and drives them out, and causes them much weeping and injury. It prays to God for kings and princes, and for the whole world. With the Psalter you can pray to God even for yourself, for it is the greatest and most exalted of books. [Read more…]