Monthly Archives: February 2017

Healed in the desert

VII.xxxv.2. Blessed Antony was accustomed to say, “The ancient fathers went into the desert, and having been healed became healers. They then came back and healed others. There are those among us nowadays who go into the desert and try … Continue reading

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There is no preparation for a good death but a good life. Do not omit your prayers, and to make an act of contrition and examen of conscience every night, and frequent the blessed sacraments of the church. Continue reading

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Writings of the Fathers

To facilitate the training in preparation, the Fathers gave guiding instructions and helpful advice. The two principal Commandments include the absolute necessity, the duty, of Love, which for those practising the Prayer is more than essential. Continue reading

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The Paradoxes in Jonah’s Life

He abandoned silencing the iniquity of the city. He went to stir up a storm of the sea. Instead of sanctifying the wicked city, he went to overturn a ship of the sea. Continue reading

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