Pope Leo I (c. 400 – 10 November 461), also known as Saint Leo the Great.  He was an Italian aristocrat, and was the first pope to have been called "the Great". He is perhaps best known for having met Attila the Hun in 452 and persuading him to turn back from his invasion of Italy. Feast Day: November 10

Blessed Memorial of St Leo the Great – November 10 Pope Leo the Great is the first Pope whose sermons and letters, many of which were on faith and charity, were preserved in extensive collections. He served as pontiff from

11-10 St. Leo the Great. His encounter with Attila the Hun, at the very gates of Rome persuading him to turn back, remains a historical memorial to his great eloquence. When the Vandals under Genseric occupied the city of Rome, he persuaded the invaders to desist from pillaging the city and harming its inhabitants. He died in 461, leaving many letters and writings of great historical value. His feast day is November 10th.

Leo the Great was born in Tuscany. As deacon, he was dispatched to Gaul as a mediator by Emperor Valentinian III. He reigned as Pope between 440 and He persuaded Emperor Valentinian to .

Marek Czarnecki: Pope Leo the Great. He excelled in preaching and administration; his letter to the Council of Chalcedon on the human and divine natures of the one Christ proved such a definitive answer in the midst of raging controversy, that the question was effectively settled Leo’s Definition of the Union of the Divine and Human Natures in the Person of Christ is printed in the US Book of Common Prayer, along with the Athanasian Creed and the 39 Articles/

Morning Prayer 11.10.17, Leo the Great, Bishop of Rome, 461

Pope Leo I or the Great – Pope from Leo I persuaded Attila the Hun from his invasion of Italy. He was also credited with convincing Geiseric from destroying Rome and massacring its citizens.

St. Leo the Great: Today the Church celebrates the memorial of St. Leo the Great, pope and doctor, during whose pontificate the Council of Chalcedon (451) defined that Christ is one divine person with two natures, divine and human. It was a confirmation of his Epistola Dogmatica (Tomus) to the Patriarch Flavian of Constantinople. He vigorously defended the unity of the Church. He detained the onrush of the barbarians under Attila.  #Catholic #saintoftheday #prayforus #pray #StLeotheGreat…

Saint Leo the Great (c. 400 – 10 November the first pope to have been called "the Great", he is perhaps best known for having met Attila the Hun in 452 and persuading him to turn back from his invasion of Italy, Feast Day: November 10

This is what I need to remember when I am fighting temptation: Times when I facing something I have struggled with before, I am facing them because I am strong now and the Devil doesn't like that.

Pope St Leo the Great, - 10 November head of the Catholic Church from 29 September 440 to his death in

"Our sharing in the Body and Blood of Christ...." - Pope St. Leo the Great - 10 Nov 2017 - Quote/s of the Day ~ AnaStpaul

"Our sharing in the Body and Blood of Christ. Leo the Great - 10 Nov 2017 - Quote/s of the Day ~ AnaStpaul

virtue is nothing - st pope leo the great - 1 feb 2018

virtue is nothing - st pope leo the great - 1 feb 2018

Holy Spirit Interactive Kids: A Saint a Day - St. Leo the Great

Holy Spirit Interactive Kids: A Saint a Day - St. Leo the Great

An audio collection of sermons by many Fathers of the Catholic Church preaching on the Gospel readings of the entire Liturgical Year as well as other important topics. St. John Chrysostom St. Augustine St. Ephrem St. Leo the Great St. Gregory the Great and many more. All speakers and content are faithful to the teachings of the Catholic Church. This is a data DVD only which stores the MP3s of this audio library. It will not play in a DVD player. Transfer the files to your computer iPod or…

An audio collection of sermons by many Fathers of the Catholic Church preaching on the Gospel readings of the entire Liturgical Year as well as other important topics. St. John Chrysostom St. Augustine St. Ephrem St. Leo the Great St. Gregory the Great and many more. All speakers and content are faithful to the teachings of the Catholic Church. This is a data DVD only which stores the MP3s of this audio library. It will not play in a DVD player. Transfer the files to your computer iPod or…

Alessandro_Algardi_Meeting_of_Leo_I_and_Attila_01 Ten Things You Did Not Know About Attila The Hun

Ten Things You Did Not Know About Attila The Hun

"Fuga d'Attila" is a marble relief by Alessandro Algardi. It depicts pope Leo l repelling Attila and the Huns from attacking Rome. Attila raises his arm as Sts. Peter and Paul appear in the sky.

Saint Pope Leo the Great Coloring Page - The Catholic Kid

All of our free printable saint coloring pages are sorted alphabetically for your convenience.

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