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Day 29 – St. Athanasius: Life of Anthony: Chaps. 81-94

81. And the fame of Anthony came even unto kings. For Constantine Augustus, and his sons Constantius and Constans the Augusti wrote letters to him, as to a father, and…

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Day 28 – St. Athanasius: Life of Anthony: Chaps. 71-80 

71. But when he was departing, and we were setting him forth on his way, as we arrived at the gate a woman from behind cried out, ‘Stay, thou man…

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Day 27 – St. Athanasius: Life of Anthony: Chaps. 61-70

61. And Archelaus too, the Count, on a time having found him in the outer mountain, asked him merely to pray for Polycratia of Laodicea, an excellent and Christian maiden,…

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Day 26 – St. Athanasius: Life of Anthony: Chaps. 51-60

51. So he was alone in the inner mountain, spending his time in prayer and discipline. And the brethren who served him asked that they might come every month and…

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Day 25 – St. Athanasius: Life of Anthony: Chaps. 41-50

41. ‘And since I have become a fool in detailing these things, receive this also as an aid to your safety and fearlessness; and believe me for I do not…

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Day 24 – St. Athanasius: Life of Anthony: Chaps. 31-40

31. ‘Wherefore if they pretend to foretell the future, let no one give heed, for often they announce beforehand that the brethren are coming days after. And they do come….

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Day 23 – St. Athanasius: Life of Anthony: Chaps. 21-30

‘And let us strive that wrath rule us not nor lust overcome us, for it is written, “The wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God. And lust, when…

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Day 22 – St. Athanasius: Life of Anthony: Chaps. 11-20 

11. And on the day following he went forth still more eagerly bent on the service of God and having fallen in with the old man he had met previously,…

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Day 21 – St. Athanasius: Life of Anthony: Chaps. 1-10

The life and conversation of our holy Father, Anthony: written and sent to the monks in foreign parts by our Father among the Saints, Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria. Athanasius the…

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Day 20 St. Cyprian: On the Unity of the Church: 19-27

19. These, doubtless, they imitate and follow, who, despising God’s tradition, seek after strange doctrines, and bring in teachings of human appointment, whom the Lord rebukes and reproves in His…