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

November 10: St. Leo the Great (d. 461), Pope,...

Leo the Great (d. Pope, Doctor of the Church Today, the Church celebrates the memorial of St. Leo the Great, during whose pontificate the Council of Chalcedon defined that.

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 .

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pope St. Leo I (The Great)

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pope St. Leo I (The Great)

Leo the Great: The First Pope Doctor of the Church Pope Leo the Great (440-461):  His place and date of birth are unknown but we are gratified by what we do know of Pope St. Leo.  He served as a...

Leo the Great: The First Pope Doctor of the Church Pope Leo the Great His place and date of birth are unknown but we are gratified by what we do know of Pope St. He served as a.

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.

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

Saint Pope Leo the Great Coloring Page - The Catholic Kid

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

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

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