Greetings once again with the Feast of St. Ephrem!

In lieu of a new translation, we share some lovely images of a manuscript in the Vatican Library containing the Ephremic homily On the Passion of the Savior.

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This manuscript, which dates to the 10th or 11th century, is a festal homilary, containing sermons by St. Athanasios, St. Gregory of Nyssa, St. Gregory the Theologian, St. John Chrysostom, St. Cyril of Alexandria, and others.

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This text has been translated by Fr. Ephrem (Lash) and can be found by clicking here.

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Click here to view the manuscript on the website of the Vatican Library

Images Copyright Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana

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Click here to read portions of the Akolouthia for the feast of St. Ephrem

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