St Maximos the Confessor

 

 

ACEOT was dedicated to St Maximos (580-662) during the blessing ceremony that took place on 21 October 2011. This Church Father has been called 'the father of Byzantine theology'.

The scroll the saint is holding reads: "Love is a holy state of the soul, disposing it to value knowledge of God above all created things." These are the first words of his First Century on Love.