St. Ambrose’s memorial is December 7th.
He was one of the four original doctors of the Church, and he baptized St. Augustine.
He also had perhaps the strangest life story of any of the Church Fathers!
Here are 8 things to know and share . . .
1) Who was St. Ambrose?
St. Ambrose of Milan was born around A.D. 338 and died in 397.
He was the bishop of Milan, Italy.
2) What makes is his life story so strange?
Originally, he was a government official, he became bishop in a most extraordinary way.
After the death of the local bishop, the Catholics and Arians got into a vehement conflict about who should be the new bishop.
Ambrose was trying to keep the peace and...READ MORE