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When Shadows Melt

As long as there is but one suffering among you, do not go into the garden.  Lest you will know his agony as your own and it will have conquered you.  148 more words


Practical Lessons from St. Athanasius

Today the Church celebrates the feast of St. Athanasius of Alexandria who is a Doctor of the Church, as well as a great theologian who united the Eastern and Western Churches. 329 more words

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St. Athanasius

Athanasius was born in Egypt towards the end of the third century, and was from his youth pious, learned, and deeply versed in the sacred writings, as befitted one whom God had chosen to be the champion and defender of His Church against the Arian heresy. 252 more words


Saint's notes

Here some more notes on St. Thérèse of Lisieux, reposted from my old blog, originally written in September 2015. I’ve cut a few sentences not relevant to the book content: 824 more words


The Noblest Sacrifice: A Tale of the Forty Martyrs of Sebaste


        Emperor Licinius was a man unused to compromise. So, when his colleague in the West, Constantine, suggested an edict to tolerate Christianity, Licinius had at first refused to help. 2,333 more words

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St Athanasius: feast day

2 May is the feast day of St Athanasius (c. 296-373) the 20th Patriarch of the See of Alexandria. Most of the early Christian saints were martyrs. 832 more words