St. John Chrysostom, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor of the Church

sotd thumbnailSt. John was born at Antioch in 344.  He was called Chrysostom, which means, “golden mouthed, “ on account of his eloquence.  He was made bishop of Constantinople in 398, and died in 407 after suffering bitter persecution.
(Source: Fr. Lasance, The New Roman Missal)