St. Thomas Aquinas
The Angelic Doctor has made such a large impact on Catholic theology and philosophy, that his life and writings deserve a page all their own.
Latin for “golden chain”, the Catena Aurea is St. Thomas Aquinas’s masterful weaving together of the commentary of the Fathers of the Church on all four Gospels. This edition was translated by St. John Henry Newman into English.
- The Bread of Life, St Thomas Aquinas on the Adorable Sacrament of the Altar: Arranged as Meditations with Prayers and Thanksgivings for Holy Communion
According to Wikipedia, this is the author’s “most important literary work, […] on which he had spent endless pains”.